Professional Development Opportunity
“UNIFIED PHYSICAL EDUCATION”
April 30, 2021
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
1. Identify the benefits of a Unified Physical Education (UPE) course for the students in your school.
2. Generate a rationale to justify offering a UPE course in your school.
3. Discuss potential barriers to implementing UPE in your physical education program, and provide a plan to address these barriers.
4. Develop a roadmap for incorporating a UPE course in your school.
Dr. Sue Tarr received her MA in adapted physical education from Kearney State College (NE) and her PhD from Texas Woman’s University in adapted physical education. She has trained physical education and adapted physical education teacher education candidates for the past 28 years, mostly in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Sue is a past MN-SHAPE president and a current member of the MN Developmental Adapted Physical Education (DAPE) Leadership Team. She is also part of the Minnesota Department of Education Leadership Team working on MN Physical Education Standards/Benchmarks projects (review of standards/benchmarks, training materials for K-12 teachers & schools). Sue has also been engaged in the Unified Physical Education movement; developing resources for Special Olympics International and presenting about Unified Physical Education across the country
1.5 hours of Continuing Education