YES provides Physical Education Teachers insight into bicycling specific skills building from grades 1-12 and provides necessary structure to ultimately develop a bicycle racing program. The YES curricula: YES-KIDS Bike plus for Novice & Special Needs, YES-BLAST Vol. 1 & 2 and YES-BIKE Vol. 1 & 2 are age appropriate skill building curricula for grades 1-12 and meets National Standards including rubrics for each lesson plan and the Common Core requirements. All P.E. Bicycle Units never leave the school campus.
Teachers are invited to go online to receive the Professional Development to implement only the elementary school P.E. Bicycle Unit and the foundation for all the other YES curricula. In doing so they will receive School Cycling Instructor Level 4 certification.
YES-School Cycling Instructors Level 1-3 can conduct hands-on Professional Development and/or Team Teaching at your school, because they are:
YES-School Cycling Instructors Level 1-2 can come to your school to provide Teacher Professional Development and/or Team Teaching for various grade levels. Plus they are experts in how to start a School Cycling Team/Club recommending the best bicycling discipline suited for the school community and geographic area. And they have knowledge and access to expertise to choose the school appropriate cycling equipment at reasonable cost.
Contact YES to recommend the best YES–School Cycling Instructors in your area to provide Professional Development plus the costs.
Contact YES to request a free sample of either the YES-KIDS Bike or YES-BLAST Vol. 1 or YES-BIKE Vol. 1 curricula sent to your Physical Education Department. Congratulations on considering introducing the “sport of bicycling” to schools and students.
Experience the online YES-School Cycling Instructor Training Level 4. This provides the cycling foundation for all 5 of the YES curricula. The cost of the SCI Training fee is only $45** (cost usually $85)
**Group Discount Rate applies if providing proof of current Teacher’s Credentials and 10 or more P.E. teachers from the same district are planning on doing the training. But first must call or email with your organization information and the number of participants who wish to attend for the “Group Discount Code”. 818-292-0779 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To start your SCI Training Level 4 online: YES-SCI Training Level 4 Online. (You will leave the YES website.)
After completion of the School Cycling Instructor Training Level 4 YES offers hands-on Professional Development to progress to the higher levels.
After completing the online YES-School Cycling Instructor Training Level 4, they will receive their YES-School Cycling Instructor Level 4 Certification. The SCI Level 4 is certified to introduce a 5 day cycling program at the elementary school level. And the SCI may advance to higher levels in order to interface with middle or high schools. The ultimate goal for all SCI - Physical Education Teachers to achieve a Level 1 School Cycling Instructor Certification.
YES recommends when introducing the YES curricula at a school, the SCI provides Team Teaching during at least one class to ensure the YES cycling skill building methodology is understood.
The following table is the recommended time needed for Professional Development and Team Teaching the specific YES curricula and corresponding grade levels:
|YES-KIDS Bike||elementary||Presentation & Skills||4-5 hours (online training)|
|YES-KIDS Walk||elementary||Presentation & Skills||3-4 hours (1-2 day course)|
|YES-BLAST Vol. 1||middle/junior high||Presentation & Skills||4-6 hours (1-2 week course)|
|YES-BLAST Vol. 2||middle/junior high||Skills & Drills only||6-8 hours (2-4 week course)|
|YES-BIKE Vol. 1||high school||Skills & Drills only||2 days (4-6 week course)|
|YES-BIKE Vol. 2||high school||Skills, Drills & Racing||3-4 days (6-10 week course)|
|YES-Competition||middle & high school||Drills & Racing||4-5 days (6-10 weeks)|
Optional: Team Teaching a class with the Teacher for part or the duration of the Physical Education Bicycle Unit to help implement the cycling methodology.
Contact Youth Educational Sports, Inc. for recommendations for your school, the best School Cycling Instructor to provide Professional Development, Team Teaching, training fees, and the bicycle disciplines best suited for your school community.