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Certified Adapted Physical Educator

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Adapted Physical Education National Standards
Certified Adapted Physical Educator
Park Center, Room E224 SUNY Cortland, Cortland
NY 13045


Persons who are eligible to become a CAPE fall into three categories; Recently graduated, qualified Physical Education Teachers; Professional Physical Educators (> 10 years full time experience); and Academics.
Teachers that pass the exam will be certified by the NCPERID for a period of 7 years. These teachers will be listed in the NCPERID's national registry of certified adapted physical educators. They will also be given a one year membership in NCPERID.

Certified Adapted Physical Educator Website


Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 7 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

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