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Health, Physical, and Driver Education

APS encourages students to maintain a healthy lifestyle to support their education and success.

The Health, Physical Education, and Driver Education Office includes multiple programs and services for APS students, including:

Health Education

The APS Health Education program follows the Virginia Health Education Standards of Learning (SOLs). 鶹 Public Schools teachers drafted curriculum content to address particular units of study.

Physical Education

The APS Physical Education program follows the Virginia Physical Education Standards of Learning (SOLs). 鶹 Public Schools teachers drafted curriculum content to address particular units of study.

Driver Education

The APS Driver Education program follows the Virginia Driver Education Standards of Learning (SOLs). The program consists of classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction, road skills test, and the Virginia General Assembly’s required parent/guardian teen safe driver meeting.? This instructional program is offered at Wakefield, Washington Liberty, and Yorktown.

Health, Physical, & Driver Education Curriculum Resources

Health Education Resources

Physical Education Resources

Driver Education Resources?

Find out about Family Life Education in APS.

Family Life Education

Health, Physical, and Driver Education Office
Office of Academics
Syphax Education Center
2110 Washington Blvd., 2nd Floor
鶹, VA? 22204

Deborah DeFranco
Supervisor of Health, Physical, and Driver Education, and Athletics
deborah.defranco@apsva.us
(703)228-6165
@APSHPEAthletics

Isabel Andino
Administrative Assistant
isabel.andino@apsva.us
(703)228-6390

Jennifer Shaffer
Health and Physical Education Specialist
Jennifer.Shaffer@apsva
Phone: (703) 228-6164