North Central College - Naperville, IL

Student Opportunities

Extra-curricular and professional activities that will enrich your physical education major.

PECS (Physical Education Council of Students)

The mission of PECS is to educate and update future and current physical and health educators to stay current in advancements in our field.  We strive to unify future physical and health educators through classroom and field exeriences, sharing strategies and teaching methods to enhance our knowledge and growth as future educators.

Educators Rising

Educators Rising cultivates highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession.


Students will participate in practicum observations and residency in elementary, middle and high schools. Because North Central is located in the heart of the Chicago metropolitan area in Naperville, Ill., students will teach in some of the nation’s highest paying school districts and top public school classrooms.