health & Physical Education


department description

The CPS Health, Physical Education and Wellness (H/PE/W) department is dedicated to creating supportive learning spaces where all students are known, celebrated, empowered, and thrive. The department provides students with engaging learning opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to be healthy and physically active, including motor skill development, self-efficacy, advocacy, and empowerment.

Strategic Goals

  • Develop curriculum for new high school Health and Wellness courses to implement updated graduation requirements.
  • Improve coordination of school health teams to support all K-8 schools with social emotional learning programming.
  • Expand anti-racism professional learning through participation in the SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Seminar Professional Learning.
  • Address pandemic-related losses in swimming instruction for students in grades 3-12.


staffing summary