Professional Learning Opportunities

Professional Development

The resources on this page are to connect all educators with professional learning opportunities in the areas of both physical education and physical activity. Check in advance with your district to verify what kind of content and source can be submitted for consideration of PDPs to maintain your license.

Tennessee Opportunities

Active Students Active Learners: Virtual PD Week 2023

SAVE THE DATE: Virtual PD Week 2024Over 30 sessions will be schedule for the "Active Students, Active Learners: Virtual PD Week 2024" from June 10-14. Click here to request registration information when available. 

Did you miss the live “Active Students, Active Learners: Virtual PD Week”? Webinar recordings are available for on-demand PD credit through May 31, 2024.

Session Title District/Organization

Creating and Sustaining an Active School Culture

Active Schools

Student Centered Strategies for Physical Education

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Kids/American Heart Challenge at Your School: Benefits for Your Students' Health and Wellness

American Heart Association

B3: Brain, Body, Behavior - A Research-Based Approach to Teaching and Learning

B3: Brain, Body, Behavior

SEL and PE: A Perfect Match

CATCH Global Foundation

DotBall360: The Team Paddle Sport


Disc Golf at Your School and For a Lifetime

Educational Disc Golf Experience (EDGE Disc Golf)

Engaging Learners Through a Variety of Media


WELNET®: Sensible HPE Software

Fairfax County Public Schools/School Health

Promoting Self Confidence and Sensory Continuity Through Movement

Fit and Fun Playscapes

Early Learner Fitness

Focused Fitness/School Health

Creative Card Games to Get Kids Moving

HandEyeBody Academy

Mixin' It Up In Health Class

Knox County Schools

Flying YouFO into Your PE Classes (Easy to Learn, Fun to Master)

Knox County Schools

Building Inclusive and Healthy Schools: A Compendium of Resources from The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)

Lakeshore Foundation, NCHPAD

Building Self-Confident, Active Kids One Lap at a Time

Marathon Kids

Play-Based Learning Strategies to Enhance Numeracy

Math and Movement

Movement & Literacy: Kinesthetic Strategies for ELA

Math and Movement

Creating an Innovative and Encouraging PE class!

Metro Shelby County Schools

Inclusive & Adaptive Sport for Children With and Without Disabilities

Move United

Healthy Brains and Bodies with Active Classrooms & Recess

OPEN - US Games

Reimagining Learning in Early Education Starting with the Heart

Pure Edge Inc

Making Moves with Health Education


Spark it Up!


Unified Fitness in Schools

Special Olympics Tennessee

What is the All Kids Bike Program and How Does it Benefit Kids

Strider Education Foundation | All Kids Bike

Meet Sworkit: A Helpful P.E. Resource for In-Person and Virtual Teaching

Sworkit Health

Managing Chronic Health Conditions in Physical Activity

Tennessee Department of Education

Winning the PACER for Teachers and Students

Tennessee Department of Education

TN Healthy Afterschool Pledge

Tennessee Department of Health

Physical Activity Learning Session (PALS)

Tennessee Department of Health

Soccer in School--Make it your goal!

U.S. Soccer Foundation

Physical Education and Sport Coaching: The Use of Theory in Practice

University of Tennessee at Martin

The USTA Tennis in Schools and After- School Programs

USTA Tennessee

PD for Online Physical Education Instruction

  • Effective Online K-12 PE ( – This one-hour interactive learning module hosted by Focused Fitness is an excellent introduction to effective online instruction for K-12 physical education. Various instructional samples are provided from Tennessee educators. A certificate for 1 PD hour is automatically generated upon successful completion.
  • Online K-12 P.E. in Action ( – This follow-up module to Effective Online K-12 PE is primarily interview-based with Tennessee educators sharing their various experiences with online physical education instruction through the 2020-21 school year. A certificate for 1 PD hour is automatically generated upon successful completion.


TDOE On-Demand LMS Modules

Completed course certificates can be accessed in the transcript section for the user profile. Participant must successfully pass a mastery assessment following the content to earn credit for each course.

National/Regional Opportunities (including on-demand and virtual)

Gopher Sport

View over 80+ hours of free professional development in various formats, including webinar presentation, interview/discussion, and virtual development series.

Healthier Generation – Action Center

Resources, tools and trainings for all things school health for free and at your fingertips. Some content is available in Spanish.

OPEN Phys Ed – Teacher Learning School

Powered by OPEN National Trainers, the Teacher Learning School is bringing free professional learning to in-service and pre-service teachers.

Pure Edge Inc. – Pure Community Webinars

Pure Edge is committed to helping educators easily access content to support well-being, with a frequent emphasis on the connection of the body and mind, physical activity and mindful movement. Access upcoming live webinars and on-demand past recordings. Some content is also available in Spanish.

SHAPE America Online Institute

Affordable, self-paced resources for preK-12 health and PE teachers, teacher preparation faculty, future professionals and more. Some free content is available to non-members.


Purchase of SPARK curriculum is not necessary. Register for a free account and receive email alerts of upcoming monthly live webinars. View recordings of past webinars and receive a certificate of completion to track your professional development.

Springboard to Active Schools

Springboard has both virtual training opportunities and a free full resource directory with access to past webinars.

For-Purchase Content

Connected PE

ConnectedPE provide high level professional development opportunities to Physical Educators on a Global Scale. Their live events have featured in over 5 continents, 35 countries & are supported by our extensive online training impacting hundreds of thousands of teachers yearly.

iPhys-Ed – The PhysEd Library

A comprehensive collection of professional learning resources to improve your teaching. Content includes a course library, games database, resource toolbox, PE teacher community, and certificates of completion.

Professional Associations