The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) is the non-profit professional membership association that sets the standard for best practices in quality physical education and sport. NASPE is the largest of the five national associations that make up the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
Project ACES (All Children Exercising Simultaneously) strives to
educate children about the importance of physical activity, show
children physical activity can be fun and end the stereotype that
children are physically unfit. The website provided information
about starting you own ACES club, planning your annual Project ACES
event in May and free downloadable materials.
Created and maintained by the Health and Physical Education Program
at Virginia Tech, the goal of PE Central is to provide the latest
information about contemporary developmentally appropriate physical
education programs for children and youth. Among many items, the
site includes lesson plans, assessment ideas, instructional resources
and information on conferences and workshops.
P.E.4LIFE is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting quality,
daily physical education programs for America's youth. The P.E.4LIFE
website contains a list of valuable resources and programs as well
as news and information about PEP grants.
This website includes an extensive list of links, information on
standards documents, a free bulletin board, and much more. A free
newsletter is available to alert readers about updates to the website.
SPARK is an organization that is committed to improving the quantity
and quality of physical activity for teachers and students. The
website contains a collection of physical education programs that
have been developed from SPARK research including Early Childhood
Education, K-6 Physical Education, Lifelong Wellness, Middle School
P.E., High School PE and Active Recreation.