2019 Charles “Chuck” B. Corbin Scholar Lecture – Guy Le Masurier, PhD

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Join us on Friday, November 22 at the Phoenix Convention Center for the 2019 Charles “Chuck” B. Corbin Scholar Lecture. This year we are pleased to welcome back to Arizona, Guy Le Masurier, PhD. Guy Le Masurier, PhD is a professor of Sport, Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Guy is grateful …

Tucson Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course

Matt Mixer, Executive Director News & Events

Join the Pride Conquer Youth™ is the nation’s #1 Youth Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course Family! Young Lions OCR™ is our EPIC ninja warrior style obstacle course event for youth ages 5-17. Run, jump, crawl, climb, and swing through our amazingly fun and challenging obstacles. Each course will be around 1 mile long and feature 10 signature Conquer Youth™ obstacles. (Click Here) for details.

2019 Arizona Award Nomination Process is Now Open!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Arizona Health and Physical Education President, Heather Chewning and Awards Chair, Courtney Teatro would like to announce that the Nomination Process for 2019 Honor and Recognition Awards, including Teacher of the Year Awards is now open.  The 2019 Honor and Recognition Night will be held at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix  on Wednesday, November 20th. 2019 Awards Eligibility Requirements Educators …

Bullying Prevention is a Community – Wide Effort

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Bullying can happen anywhere, not just at school. When the power of a community is brought together to address it, bullying can be prevented. Community-wide strategies can help identify and support children who are bullied, redirect the behavior of children who bully, and change the attitudes of adults and youth who tolerate bullying behaviors. Community partners such as mental health …

Congratulations Lynn Preble!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director News & Events, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Lynn Preble has been elected as the SHAPE America Western District President -Elect.  Results were announce recently at the SHAPE America National Convention in Tampa. Lynn is currently the Arizona Health and Physical Education Past-President and a teacher at Highland Junior High School in Gilbert. Lynn takes over as President of Western District in April of 2020 at the SHAPE …

Andy Milne to Keynote the 2019 Arizona State Convention

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations, State Convention

Heather Chewning, President of Arizona Health and Physical Education would like to announce that Andy Milne will be the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Arizona State Convention, November 21st.  Andy Milne has traveled around the world in his 23 years as a teacher and coach, teaching and coaching on four continents. Originally from England, Andy taught physical education in London …

Title IV-A Symposium: Explore, Enhance, Expand!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director News & Events

Please join the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) as we present our first annual Title IV-A Symposium on Friday July 19, 2019, Prescott College.Designed to offer discipline-specific PD for our enrichment instructors, staff, and the administrators who support them, this event will allow practitioners to “Explore, Enhance, and Expand” transformative educational practices through innovative methods. ADE is excited to offer this opportunity through …

Alternatives to Denying Physical Activity as Punishment

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Best Practices

www.actionforhealthykids.org Overview Physical activity during the school day helps improve student learning, social emotional skills, and attention during class. However, recess and physical education are often taken away for punishment for students that didn’t complete their homework or acted out in class. Often times, these are the students that need physical activity the most. Ensure students get the activity they …

Milk It!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Make MILK the STAR of your school! Time to Milk It! Contest Runs February 18 – April 12 Show us how you Milk It!  Submit a video of your students doing what they love and how they fuel up with nutritious meals and snacks that include milk for a chance to win a Waring commercial blender valued at $500. Need ideas? Create …