----2018 ICHPER.SD Forum. Held in conjunction with the SHAPE America Annual Convention and Exposition: March 20-24, 2018 Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.-------The 44th Volume of the Journal of ICHPER-SD has been released and sent via e-mail to all members.-------

Registry of Programs/Institutions Which Meet Global Standards for Professional Preparation in Physical Education

  • Registry is a listing of programs/institutions which meet or exceed the Global Standards.
  • Entries in the Registry are valid for three (3) years, commencing in the fall, after which the program/institution must submit a current Self Assessment Registration Form to maintain continued listing in the Registry.
  • Registry will appear in the fall issue of the Journal of ICHPER·SD.


  • Program/institution is an organizational member of ICHPER·SD, and maintains membership for the duration of the listing.
  • Program meets all required accreditation standards of the respective state/country/nation.
  • Program meets or exceeds the standard of content of the ICHPER·SD Global Standards for Professional Preparation of Physical Educators, and at the specified standard of achievement.

    A student completing a 4-year degree/licensure program must have a minimum of 30 clock hours of instruction in each of the nine areas of disciplinary knowledge (1.1 through 1.9); 60 clock hours in professional knowledge and skills, including instruction in all eight sub areas (2.1 through 2.8); and 60 clock hours in pedagogical knowledge and skills, including instruction in all six sub areas (3.1 through 3.6).

    Students completing a licensure program mandated to be shorter in duration must meet each standard of content, regardless of the modification made to the related standard of achievement for the program/institution to be listed in the Registry.

    Content area(s) may be integrated/infused; nevertheless, the minimum number of clock hours for standard of content must be met.

  • Registry listing is based on self assessment and self reporting.
  • Participating program/institution must complete a registration form, including signatures of the program leader and the academic dean (or equivalent) of the institution. Registration form must be accompanied by the self assessment.
  • For listing in the Registry (fall issue of the Journal of ICHPER•SD) the completed registration form and self assessment must be received by July 1.


  • The Committee on Curriculum and Professional Standards, in consultation with appropriate commissions and significant others, will process the Registration Form and Self assessment Form, in light of requirements for being listed in the Registry.