Health + Physical Education

  OC Health Education

(including Sexual Health Education)

Leadership Network 

2016-17 Meeting Resources​

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What are Orange County Kids Saying - Find 2016 OC-CHKS Highlights here​​​

Complete 2016 California Healthy Kids Student Survey for OC Secondary Schools here​

CA Health Education and Physical Education Standards &  Frameworks 

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Find 2017 School Wellness Policy Tools and Resources from CA Project LEAN here

Chris Corliss, MA, Program Coordinator for Health & Physical Education ​

OCDE's Health + Physical Education Team delivers professional development consulting, technical assistance, teacher trainings, workshops and professional development to Orange County public school districts and community partners. 

​​We believe a healthy, fit student is more likely to be college and career ready and successful. We support student Health and Physical Education administrators, teacher-leaders and classroom teachers across Orange County. We can provide  expertise in all Health Education, Physical Education and related content areas, including new content required for Sexual Health Education and meeting the CA Physical Fitness Testing mandates. We provide technical assistance in all aspects of Board Policy, School Wellness Policy and Comprehensive Health Education, Physical Education and Physical Activity Program planning. We look forward to serving you. For more information please contact Chris Corliss, Health + Physical Education Program Coordinator, at ​


Orange County 

​Physical Education 

Leadership Network  

2016-17 Meeting Resources​​

10 Reasons 
We Need More Recess!
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  • ​2017 CDC / SHAPE Strategies for Recess in Schools  helps schools develop a written recess plan that integrates evidence-based strategies

  • Recess Planning Template - customize the recess plan to reflect existing priorities and design a recess plan that supports the unique culture of the school​ 

  • Find and download all SHAPE / CDC Recess guide and planning materials click here.​​​

​Parents Promoting Physical Activity & Family Physical Literacy 


Parents are the first Physical Activity teacher and role model. Families can help promote Physical Literacy at school and at home. 

Find Physical Activity at School tools and Family Physical Activity at home resources for parents here​

Learn why Physical Literacy is so important to child physical, mental, social-emotional health and development h​ere .