YOUTH EDUCATIONAL SPORTS, INC.

inspiring educational institutions to introduce bicycling as a viable sport and healthy competition

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Professional Development / Team Teaching

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 in secondary schools.

The YES curricula includes:

  • YES-KIDS Bike + Novice & Special Needs (ES) 1-2 weeks lesson plan
  • YES-BLAST Vol. 1 & 2 (MS) 2-3 weeks lesson plan
  • YES-BIKE Vol. 1 & 2 (HS) 2-4 weeks lesson plan

These are age-appropriate skill building curricula for grades 1 – 12 and meet National Standards including Rubrics for each lesson plan and the Common Core requirements. P.E. Bicycle Units never leave the school campus.

YES Professional Development program for Elementary Schools

Teachers are invited to go online to receive Professional Development to implement only the elementary school Physical Education Bicycle Unit, which is the foundation for all other YES curricula. In doing so they receive a School Cycling Instructor Level 4 Certification.

How to get started

To begin your SCI Training Level 4, click here.

Completion of this course provides a cycling foundation for all five of the skill building YES curricula, and the fee is only $95.00. In addition to certification, the new YES School Cycling Instructor will receive a complementary first-year membership with SHAPE America (Society of Health And Physical Education) – this is a $79.00 value.

A 15% Group Discount applies when a current Teacher credential is provided or ten or more P.E. teachers from the same district commit to the course. The Group Discount Rate percentage increases as more teachers from a single organization sign-up for the online course.

To find out how to obtain a “Group Discount Code,” contact us</a > with organization information and the number of participants who are committed to taking the course.

After completion of the School Cycling Instructor Training Level 4, YES offers hands-on professional development workshops to assist with progression to a higher level SCI.

YES Professional Development/Team Teaching for Secondary School Program

Based on the following qualifications, YES School Cycling Instructors level 1 – 3 can conduct hands-on professional development and/or Team Teaching at your school district or school:

  • Certified to teach YES curricula for the grade appropriate bicycle units
  • Experts in bicycling correctly and safely
  • Experienced in various cycling disciplines, such as BMX, road, track, mountain, cross and commuting
  • Knowledgeable in school policies and protocol
  • Certified in First Aid, AED and CPR
  • Have current criminal/predator background screenings
  • Tuberculosis tested clearance

YES School Cycling Instructors Level 1 – 3 can provide Teacher Professional Development and/or Team Teaching for various secondary school grade levels. They are experts in how to start a School Cycling Team/Club, and can recommend the best bicycling discipline suited for your school community and geographic area. And they have the expertise to choose school appropriate cycling equipment at a reasonable cost.

Group Discounts are available

To find out how to obtain a “Group Discount Code,” contact us</a > with organization information and the number of participants who wish to attend.

Sign-up a SCI for your school

Contact YES about Professional Development for Secondary Schools and how to reach a local YES School Cycling Instructor. Fee varies by location.

Free samples of YES Curricula are available

Contact YES for a free sample of either the YES KIDS Bike or YES BLAST Vol. 1 or YES BIKE Vol. 1 curricula, both of which can be sent to your physical education department. And thank you for considering introducing the “sport of bicycling” to your school and students.

Become a School Cycling Instructor!

Youth Educational Sports, Inc. is looking for:

  • Fire Fighters
  • Law Enforcers
  • League of American Bicyclist - League Cycling Instructors
  • National Interscholastic Cycling Association - Coaches
  • Parks & Recreation Youth Instructors
  • Physical Education Teachers
  • USA Cycling - Coaches

Find out how you can open doors to the world of cycling for everyone at a school!

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:

COURSE NAMELEVELTRAININGDURATION
YES-KIDS BikeelementaryPresentation & Skills4-5 hours (online training)
YES-KIDS WalkelementaryPresentation & Skills3-4 hours (1 week lesson plan)
YES-BLAST Vol. 1middle/junior highPresentation & Skills4-6 hours (2-3 weeks lesson plan)
YES-BLAST Vol. 2middle/junior highSkills & Drills only6-8 hours (2-4 weeks lesson plan)
YES-BIKE Vol. 1high schoolSkills & Drills only2 days (4-6 weeks lesson plan)
YES-BIKE Vol. 2high schoolSkills, Drills & Racing3-4 days (6-10 weeks lesson plan)
YES-Competitionmiddle & high schoolDrills & Racing4-5 days (6-10 weeks lesson plan)

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.

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