Mary Jo Sariscsany is the President of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), a non-profit professional membership association that sets the standard for best practices in quality physical education and sport. NASPE is the largest of the five national associations that make up the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
The Los Angeles Unifed School District is voluntarily complying with education and civil rights laws to provide physical education in response to a community and legal organizing campaign led by The City Project and United Teachers of Los Angeles with diverse allies. Click here to read the Policy Report Physical Education Is a Right by Samuels & Associates and The City Project. Click here to read the KCET Departures article Physical Education and Green Justice by The City Project’s Robert García.