Tacoma Specialists news & updates
July 2020 Vol. 1
What's It Like to Be Special?
Lowell Elementary PE program is being undermined by staffing decisions which create barriers to best instructional practices.
Is This What's Best for Kids?
-Steve Johnson, Physical Education Educator, Lowell Elementary
... Specialist are charged with the task of building relationships with all 400-500 students in their buildings utilizing the 30-60 minutes we see them weekly.
   For the 20/21 school year my school is designated to have PE 4 days per week (M,W,Th,F). I have been assigned another school on Tuesday and Wednesday. Since I won’t be at my home school on Wednesdays another PE teacher from a 1.0 school will cover my Wednesday classes. That teacher’s home school Wednesday classes will be covered by a PE teacher from yet another school...