Degrees and Certifications:

Steve Efird

  • Welcome to Physical Education at Ephesus Elementary! 

    According to, more than one in three children in our state are overweight or obese.  In fact, North Carolina ranks 5th highest in the country for overweight and obese youth! Through the Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids, or SPARK, curriculum, and the In-School Prevention of Obesity and Disease (IsPOD) initiative, our P.E. department aims to help kids enjoy physical activity, develop fitness and make healthy choices.



    Link to fitnessgram

    Ispod (link coming soon)

    Jump Rope for Heart

    Link to Let's Move

    Presidential Youth Fitness Program