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Guideline 9: Professional Development

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  • Guideline 9: Employ qualified persons and provide professional development opportunities for physical education, health education, nutrition services, and health, mental health, and social services staff members, as well as staff members who supervise recess, cafeteria time, and out‐of‐school‐time programs.
  • Professional development allows staff to improve current skills, knowledge, and competencies.
  • Physical education teachers, health education teachers, and nutrition services staff should be certified in their discipline.