Johan Friedrich Simon was the first recorded,modern, Physical Education teacher.
Denmark was the first country to make Physical Education mandatory in schools
Hartford Seminary was a private school for girls that taught them about Life Concepts. It was one of the first schools that taught directly females about Physical Education.
This law was made so that any kids with disabilities will receive education in physical education.
The first school to have Physical Education in their curriculum was Round Hill School, a private school, in Northhampton, Massachusetts
Mt. Holyoke Female Seminary was the next school that followed the lead of Hartford Seminary. The very same year they added Physical Education as part of their school
Charles Beck was the first P.E. teacher in America. He worked at Round Hill School in Northhampton, Massachussets.
Charles Follen, goes to Harvard College and created a gymnastics program there.
Boston became the first city that made Physical Education mandatory in the schools.
Amherst College hires a man named Edward Hitchcock to teach a class on hygiene and Physical Education. Amherst was one of the first to let students to take a class like this.
The Lewis' Institute of Physical Education was a way to prepare teachers on teaching P.E.
Vassar colleges created a program mainly for women that focused on mental and physical training
In 1866 California became the first state to require public schools to teach the kids Physical Education.
Dudley Sargent created Sargent Normal school to teach the curriculum of P.E. to teachers
This was one of the first gyms to open just for women activities.
The Boston conference was a way to receive national attention about Physical Education in the U.S.
This association began to help support women who wanted to enter physical activities in College
The special olympics were made for people with disabilities . The organization that made it held year round training for the people who wished to participate.
Title IX was an Education Amendment that protected women from discrimination based on sex in any physical program.
This is another law allowing kids with disabilities to get an education including P.E.
This act put an end to discrimination against people with disabilities. The law required all sport and recreational facilities are available to everyone, even individual with disabilities.
This law state that all children and adults between 3-21 is a required service for people who qualify for special education