Priscilla Iosca

Board of Directors News & Events

It is with great sadness and an overwhelming sense of loss that we must let you know that Priscilla Iosca has passed away. Priscilla was a current board member with Arizona Health and Physical Education as well as a Past President. She was also currently an Elementary Physical Education Teacher at Kyrene de la Estrella and Kyrene Digital Academy. Priscilla …

Post-Thanksgiving Workouts

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations/Marketing

Post-Thanksgiving Workouts Lying around after a big meal will only make you feel worse, so be sure to at least take a quick walk or kick a ball around with your kids. Even light physical activity can help with digestion. Doing any of these things after your meal or the next day will help you feel good and balance out …

Ryan Geiger: The Man Rowing 1 Million Meters to Raise Money for an Arizona Youth Program

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices

1 million. That’s how many meters Ryan Geiger will row in November to support Forging Youth Resilience (FYR) Flagstaff, a nonprofit aiding at-promise and underserved youth in the community. The big picture: FYR Flagstaff, a youth program part of the organization formerly known as Steve’s Club National Program, offers free fitness classes, operating with the belief that “functional fitness, nutritional education, and authentic, …

Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference Registration Now Open

Matt Mixer, Executive Director News & Events

The Arizona Adapted Physical Education Committee would like to invite you to join them at their annual conference being held at Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center in Phoenix on Thursday, February 17th. Conference details and a schedule will be available soon. Please click on the link below to take advantage of discounted fees. Please feel free to contact the Adapted …

Mr. President!

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

Arizona Health and Physical Education is happy to introduce our new Association President, Arlo Pew. Arlo is an Elementary Health and Physical Education Teacher at Horizon Honors Elementary School in Ahwatukee. Arlo is a graduate of Arizona State University and an avid Arizona Dbacks fan! Included are pictures of the handoff from Past-President, Dr. Jennifer Houston to current President, Arlo …

2021 Arizona Award Winners

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

President Jennifer Houston and the entire Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors would like to announce the 2021 Arizona Award Winners. These rock stars of our profession will be recognized and honored on Tuesday, November 2, at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. Along with our 2021 Awardees, Arizona Health and Physical Education will also honor the 2020 Awardees …

2021 Dr. Charles B. “Chuck” Corbin Scholar Lecture

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

Arizona Health and Physical Education along with Dr. Charles B. “Chuck” Corbin would like to introduce the 2021 Scholar Lecture, Dr. Benjamin A Sibley of Appalachian State University. Dr. Sibley will present on Thursday, November 4th at 9:00 am. in the General Session Room of the Phoenix Convention Center South Building. Parking is available for $5 at the Jefferson Street …

Pre-Convention Workshops

Past-President Jennifer Houston News & Events

On Tuesday, November 2, Arizona Health and Physical Education will have the honor of two of our profession’s outstanding leaders present Pre-Convention Workshops. Maria Corte, Mesa High School will present a Secondary Workshop starting at 9:00 am. This session will be an action-packed experience as we look back on what we did before the pandemic, as well as where we …

Free Offsite Workshop for State Convention Participants

Past-President Jennifer Houston Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Sun Devil Fitness Complex Thursday, November 4th, 8:00 am – 9:00 am SFDC  is within walking distance of the South Convention Center. The suggestion is to park at the Convention Center. Participation is free with paid convention registration. Workshop Description Pre-adolescent and adolescent children are not small adults. Children are at various levels of physical and psychological development. The physical …