• Cesar Chavez Playground


  • Our mission is to create a healthy school environment that enhances the development of life-long wellness practices to promote healthy eating and physical activity that support student achievement.


    • Advocate for all Oklahoma City Public Schools to increase physical activity throughout the school day.
    • Support physical education classes where students are moderate to vigorously active during at least 50% of class time (MVPA)
    • Ensure each physical educator has a sequential, developmentally appropriate curriculum
    • Adopt a valid and reliable assessment tool to measure and track student fitness
    • Provide resources that help integrate movement in the regular classroom
    • Promote 20 minutes of daily recess in every elementary school



  • Dawn Chernicky
    Health & Physical
    Education Coordinator
    (405) 587-0042


Professional Associations

    • SHAPE America “Society of Health & Physical Educators” formally AAHPERD
    • OAHPERD “Oklahoma Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance