The mission of The Environmental Charter Schools Upper School physical education department is to educate minds, develop healthy bodies, and promote positive attitudes towards lifetime physical activity, fitness and sports skills. Embedded within the program are unique experiences that make connections to the community and the environment. With a quality program in place, each student will be empowered with the knowledge and skills to make healthily lifestyle choices in their future.
The Physical Education department promotes lifelong activities for all students to engage in, with a focus on becoming knowledgeable about the resources within their urban environments. The attributes the physical education department has identified as essential for this work are: Engagement, Knowledge and Lifelong Activities.
Engaged: Active community member, utilizing local resources, knowledge of Pittsburgh and where to go.
Knowledgeable: Overall physical well-being, prepared for physical well-being.
Lifelong Activity: Choosing active downtime, providing tools for the “toolbox,” finding life-long passions, ability to self-direct, finding ways for self-expression and an outlet.
Lower School PE Teacher | firstname.lastname@example.org
Upper School PE Teacher | email@example.com