Implement the PE4life program with second graders in the Corning-Painted Post School District www.pe4life.org. Expand the program to additional grades if the experience is a success. The PE4life philosophy for physical education includes:
Offer a variety of fitness, sport, leisure and adventure activities to all students
Implement a K-12 standards based curriculum
Provides a safe and encouraging learning environment
Utilize individual assessments
Incorporate current technology, including heart-rate monitors
Extends PE beyond the walls of the gymnasium
Ideally offered to every child, every day
Start the "Cool 2B Fit" nutrition education program with 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders in the school district. Depending on the grade level, students make a recipe box and take heatlhy recipes home to try; taste new foods, learn new skills in physical education and take a field trip to Wegmans.
Train area pediatricians and family physicians how to better prevent, diagnose and treat childhood obesity and overweight.
Develop after-school programs that promote physical activity in a safe environment.
Plan and implement Healthy Kids Day and Healthy Lifestyles Expo.