Setting the Standard

The National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities

The National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID) is a national organization that plays a pivotal role in influencing the direction and development of the adapted physical education/activity field. Its mission is to promote, stimulate, and encourage legislative mandates, professional preparation, advocacy, and research in physical activity, physical education and recreation for individuals with disabilities.


Our Mother of Adapted Physical Activity

It is with great sadness that we report Dr. Claudine Sherrill, also known by many as the “Mother of Adapted Physical Activity,” unexpectedly passed away on May 8, 2020. Read more

We will be honoring Dr. Claudine Sherrill more formally at the NCPEID conference. Please join us at the Claudine Sherrill Wisdom Lecture and Social on Tuesday, July 13th from 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm (EST), 2021.

Hot Topic: Adapted Physical Education is in the Law!

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the U.S. Department of Education Department provides clarification on issues including the substitution or replacement of required physical education or adapted physical education services for students with disabilities. Read more

For more information about the US Department of Education Guidance letters related to APE

Adapted Physical Education National Standards

 Professional taking the APENS exam.

Certified Adapted Physical Educator

 

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