Welcome to Health and Physical Education

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    Health, Physical Education & Coordinated School Health

    The Fort Worth ISD supports health and physical education for all students.  Lifetime benefits are derived from an active lifestyle and knowledge of the importance of nutrition, hygiene, and healthy choices made at a personal and interpersonal level.

    Our Mission

    Growing effective and empowered health and physical education teachers that prepare and inspire all students to become community advocates and practitioners of lifelong wellness

    Courses

    • Elementary Health- 30 lessons per year
    • Elementary Physical Education- a minimum of 135 minutes per week
    • 6th Grade Health & Physical Education- "Moving to Wellness", a year-long course combining health and PE concepts
    • 7th & 8th Grade Physical Education- one semester required each grade level
    • High School Health- one semester required for graduation
    • High School Physical Education- two semesters required for graduation

     

    Links to School Board Policies

    >>Local Wellness Policy

    >>Elementary Physical Education Requirement

    >>Secondary Physical Education Requirement

  • Health & Physical Education Department-1050 Bridgewood Dr. 2nd Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76112
    817-814-2595

    Roina Baquera, PhD
    Director
    817-814-2598

    Vacant
    Administrative Associate
    817-814-2596

    Cherrelle Tillis, MS
    Physical Education Curriculum Specialist

    817-814-2894 

    Chris A. Moore, MS
    Adolescent Health Coordinator
    817-814-2597

    Kalen Vespoli, MD
    Health & Wellness Curriculum Specialist
    817-814-2893

    Vacant
    K-5 Comprehensive Health Instructional Coach