Physical Education Workshops
Each summer the Kinesiology Department at Cal Poly hosts a series of three professional development workshops for public school Physical Education teachers and coaches. The three Physical Education workshops have been offered for over 50 years in various forms, and they offer a wide variety of presentations on a diverse set of topics. Although each workshop is independently administered, they are all sponsored by the department and they each offer conference style programming to elementary, middle grades, and secondary physical educators.
California Physical Education Workshop (CPEW)
The California Physical Education Workshop promotes interest in professional advancement for Physical Educators at the Elementary and Secondary levels. Through a comprehensive curriculum, the workshop provides opportunities for professional development in the areas of Physical Education, Health, Recreation and Dance.
Physical Education, Athletic Coaching and Health (PEACH)
PEACH Workshops strive to promote interest and professional advancement opportunities for teachers, athletic administrators and coaches. It is a hands-on workshop that supports upgrade of physical education, coaching and health programs through presentations of trends and exemplary teaching techniques. PEACH provides information and examples of the latest innovations in physical education, coaching and health. Common Core and California Physical Education Standards are integrated into the curriculum of traditional and non-traditional games and activities for elementary through high school levels. Attendees will have an opportunity for continuing education, staff development and self-improvement.
Elementary Physical Education Workshop (EPEW)
The Elementary Physical Education Workshops held at Cal Poly provide a fantastic opportunity to learn and become better as an educator. Particpants utilize the university's state of the art fitness facilities to learn more about elementary physical education and engage in group activities. The workshop provides an opportunity for educators to exchange ideas, learn about new techniques and products, and earn Continuing Education units.