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ERIC Number: ED543569
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1949
Reference Count: 0
State Certification Requirements for Secondary School Teachers of Health Education and Physical Education and for Athletic Coaches. Bulletin, 1949, No. 16
Stafford, Frank S.
Office of Education, Federal Security Agency
This bulletin reports the results of a study conducted to obtain information on State certification requirements. A letter in the form of a questionnaire was sent to all 48 State departments of education requesting information on their requirements for certification of: (1) Secondary physical education teachers; (2) Secondary health education teachers; (3) Secondary supervisors of physical education; (4) Secondary directors of health and physical education; and (5) Secondary school athletic coaches. The material included in this bulletin presents a summary of each State's requirements, examination of which indicates a lack of uniformity and difference in nomenclature, hour requirements, course content, and overall scope of the program. Appended is a table: Minimum State Requirements for the Certification of Secondary School Teachers in Health Education and Physical Education, and for Athletic Coaches. [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Certification, Athletic Coaches, Physical Education Teachers, Course Content, State Departments of Education, Secondary School Teachers, Comprehensive School Health Education, State Standards, Questionnaires, Health Education, Administrators, Teacher Qualifications
Office of Education, Federal Security Agency.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Federal Security Agency, Office of Education (ED)