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Department of Kinesiology

Adapted Physical Education Documents

This section is designed to help you better understand the CSULB APE program. Each section provides a title, followed by a brief explaination of the information, foolowed by a download hyperlink of the information in PDF format.

APE Inquries General information

The following link is a memo that is helpful in understaning how to apply and better understand the application links on this website that follow

APE Memo

Contact information

Dr. Blavay, CSU, Long Beach, Kinesiology Department APE Coordinator, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840, 562/985-4077

Dr. Barry Lavay website

Dr. Lori Reich Website

APE Overview & Frequently Asked Questions

This document provides answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization (APEAA) Program. Candidates are advised to read this document first as it will answer the majority of their questions regarding the program Includes links such as CSULB tution costs.



California Commission on Teacher Crendentialing (CTC) Title 5 Regulations pertaining to the Added Authorization in Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization (APEAA)

to apply to teach see APEAA and reguirements

See the following CTC website

The 2013 CTC revised Added Authorization Program Standards PDF Document outlines APE AA specific guidance and state reguirements for sponsors of APE Programs.


This document provides the specific 27 units of course work to complete the CSULB APEAA program and listing of courses.


The APEAA Program Candidates Signature form is a contract between the candidate and APE Coordinator regarding the course work needed to successfully meet all course work requirements to receive the California APE AA . This is the signature form that candidates will provide to the CSULB Credential office upon successfully completing the APEAA program.


Candidate Roadmap for APEAA Authorization Credential Advising

The CSU APE Coordinators guidelines or roadmap for credential advising toward the successful completion of the APEAA. Reguirements for APEAA candidates who hold either a Single Subject Physical Education (SSPE), Multiple Subject (MS) or Education Specialist (SE) credential.

APE Mission Statement &Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Mission Statement link This document provides the APE program mission statement with student learning outcomes.


This form provides detailed directions for students making online application to the APEAA Credential Program only. This application needs to be completed in order to be accepted into the University & the APE program.

APE Mentor University Applicationlink

Admission deadlines for Fall 2014 semester is June 1st IMPORTANT Please Read Questions regarding specific application process contact: enrollment services at

KIN APEAA Application Information

Complete the application below, include unoffficial transcripts and mail to APE Coordinator, Barry Lavay, CSU, Long Beach, Dept KIN, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., LB CA 90840. This form is to be completed by candidates for the APEAA Program and mailed to B. Lavay, the APE Coordinator in the Kinesiology department address for mailing provided.

KIN APE Admission Application link

APEAA Program

The coursework requirements to obtain the APE AA credential and the Single Subject PE coursework

APEAA Courswork Poster

Undergraduate APE BA option

Undergraduate APE BA program see work sheet to help you with advsising and course work reguired for APE BA option

Undergraduate APE BA worksheet

APE Student Teaching Manual

The purpose of the student teaching experience is to provide the prospective teacher with an opportunity to observe, develop, and practice teaching skills in adapted physical education (APE). This is usually the culminating and most important experience in your professional preparation program toward receiving the APE AA.

APE Student Teaching Manual Link


The following provides directions and information is below needed to complete the APEAA program. Included are: (a) Memo directions for completing the process (b) APE AA Portfolio Notebook directions and grade rubric, and (c) APE AA Student Exit Survey and Self report of Perceived Learning Outcomes -see website link in memo. Click on the links that follow and bring this material with you to the exit interview

Read first carefully Memo for Completing the APEAA Program

Each candidate must submit an APEAA Teaching Portfolio notebook to the Department APE Coordinator as part of successfully completing the APEAA program. Included are the directions to complete the notebook and the grade rubric the insructor will use to evaluate the materials .

Notebook Directions and Grade Rubric

EXIT SURVEY and SELF REPORT of Perceived Learning Outcomes APE AA

This is a survey developed by the APE AA Program to identify the major learning outcomes students need while preparing to teach APE in the public schools. Please respond to the survey by going to the link listed below and answering the questions on the survey. Please print the page that states you have complete the survey and bring to the exit interview meeting. You can go to the link below or cut and pasted the website URL below into your browser and complete the survey.

Undergraduate Academic Advising in APE Option

This document provides the undergraduate student enrolled in the APE Option with both general and specific APE option advising information.

APE - Academic Advising Info link

Suggested Undergraduate Academic Program Plan in APE

This document provides a block plan of a suggested undergraduate APE academic program to follow. Check with advisor as this schedule may change.

College of Education APE Assessment Information APE SLO

This link provides APE assesment information with hot links to the various documents -go to advanced programs and APE

CSULB APE Alumni Information

We are very proud of our Alumni and the good work they do! Provided is information on the CSULB APE program. This includes a brief year by year list (since 1996) of the students and teachers who have received their APEAA from CSULB and a brief description of yearly events that have occurred in the APE program.

APE Alumni Yearly highlights


CSULB University Programs - After School Adapted Physical-activity Program (ASAPP) & Camp Nugget- provided is information describing year round (fall, spring, and summer sessions) programs of physical activity for children with disabilities including the school year ASAPP and summer Camp Nugget. For more information open the links to the programs listed below or go to and click the community section of the Kinesiology website:

"Inside CSULB" discusses the CSULB APE program 2013

Summer Camp Nugget summer programs for children with special needs

ASAPP after school program for children with special needs fall and Spring

Educational Psych Clinic academic program for children with special needs in the College of Education-

State Council on Adapted Physical Education Website CAHPERD -SCAPE The CAHPERD State Council on Adapted Physical Education (SCAPE) is the working body of the APE Section of the General Division of the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (CAHPERD). Alot great resources on the website

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