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Information and Resources

This section contains important information that includes Board support for physical education and nutrition, health and physical education endorsement requirements, helpful resource materials, and a calendar of upcoming events/meetings.  The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) encourages health and physical educators to utilize these resources to enhance teaching and learning.

Board Resolutions

Health Education Electronic Toolbox

Prevention Dimensions Curriculum

Resources

Utah Department of Health

Utah Education Network (UEN)

Utah Wellness Education Master Plan

Equipment

GopherSports
Phone: (800) 533-0466

Sportstime
Phone: (800) 283-5700

Funding Opportunities

United States Golf Association
Through its grants program, the USGA supports programs and projects that work to create opportunity in people's lives through participation in the game of golf. To this end they support introductory junior golf programs for youth from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, girls, and minorities as well those who face geographical impediments to playing the game. They also support caddie and occupational programs for youth as well as programs for individuals with disabilities of all ages. In addition to these programming grants they support the construction of affordable and accessible alternative golf facilities designed with the needs of the above mentioned programs in mind. One component that they look for in school-based programs is the opportunity for the children to actually play the game of golf on an ongoing basis either in the program or outside of it. They strongly believe that for a program to have significant impact on youth they need to be able to experience the many facets of the game that can only be experienced through playing. You can find more information about the USGA Grants Program in the Foundation section of their website.

PEP Bill
Federal grant to help initiate, expand and improve physical education programs for kindergarten through grade 12 students. Funds can be used to purchase equipment, develop curriculum, hire and/or train physical education staff, and support other initiatives designed to enable students to participate in physical education activities. It is critical that programs show significant improvement in student learning and increased physical activity as a result of the funding. The criteria for the grants will be announced on the website in March, and the submission deadline is likely to be within a month afterwards. Funds are awarded for the 2001-2002 school year. Individual teachers, schools, districts, or states may apply.

School Grants
School Grants was created to help fill the needs of the K-12 education community in locating and applying for grants so that some of the dream projects of our Nation's teachers can be realized. Sharing successful proposals and other tips and information with your colleagues is an excellent way to help all children across the United States.

Net Day Compass
Resources to help you fund technology projects, including information on government funding, grants and foundations, and grant-writing tips.

Lesson Plans

Smile Smarts (Health)
This site is an oral health curriculum, for preschool through grade eight students, offering flexible, modular lesson plans, support materials, hands-on classroom demonstrations, student activity sheets, and suggestions for further oral health activities. There are four segments to the curriculum; Shining Smiles, A Lifetime of Healthy Smiles, Teeth to Treasure, and Watch Your Mouth