A part of the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative, Let's Move! Active Schools makes it easier for schools to create an Active School environment by streamlining physical education and physical activity resources, programs, grants and professional development.
With Let's Move! Active Schools, you will Evaluate how your school is already moving, Activate resources and programs from your customized Action Plan, then Celebrate your school's success and hard work.
After completing the short Assessment, your school will unlock access to activation tools including: activation grants, special incentives and discounts, a one-stop shop of evidenced-based resources, professional development, and technical assistance. Eligible schools will even have the opportunity to apply for the Let's Move! Active Schools National Award –the top Let's Move! Active Schools is offered at no cost to schools.
Anyone –school administrators, classroom teachers, physical educators, staff and even parents –can sign up to champion Let's Move! Active Schools. However, SHAPE America is particularly proud of the opportunities Let's Move! Active Schools provides for health and physical educators to be recognized as gurus, thought leaders and change agents within their communities.
The best part is that Let's Move! Active Schools is FREE, easy and results in a comprehensive, individualized approach to getting students moving for at least 60 minutes before, during and after the school day. Enroll your school today at www.letsmoveschools.org. As a Let's Move! Active Schools managing partner, SHAPE America will work to recruit individual champions, sign up 25,000 schools and facilitate the training of at least 20,000 Physical Activity Leaders by 2018.