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Physical Education

Mission & Vision

To develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

Belief Statements

A physically-literate person:

  • recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction
  • demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness
  • demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns
  • applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance
  • exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others

Adapted from SHAPE America - Society of Health and Physical Educators. (2014). Grade-level outcomes for K-12 physical education.


Minnesota has adopted the National Physical Education Standards.


Jamie Nord
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services - Elementary
(763) 241-3400

Kari Rock
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services - Secondary
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Kelly Corbett
Director of Teaching & Learning   
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Ashley Buhay
Sr Administrative Asst - Teaching & Learning   
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Kristin Hall
Curriculum Specialist 
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Becky Herbert
Curriculum Specialist 
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Nichole Abernathy
Curriculum Specialist
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Kim Boyer
Curriculum Specialist
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Rachel Drapeau
Curriculum Specialist
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Leah Sams
Curriculum Specialist
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