Back-to-School, Back-to-Standards!

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

It’s that time! Most Arizona schools start back in late July or early August. Usually, health and physical education teachers start thinking and planning long before that about how to implement a curriculum that is appropriate and motivating for students. It is a given that we do not just show up and teach. Lesson plans and curriculum have a variety …

Make Your Case! Justification Toolkit to Attend the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention

Lynn Preble, Past-President News & Events, State Convention

It’s that time already! Christmas for Physical Education teachers is almost here! The Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention is just around the corner. It is being held this year November 20-22 once again at the Phoenix Convention Center West Building. The format is slightly different this year in that the Workshop day is Wednesday, November 20th and the …

Discounted Registration Now Available!

Heather Chewning, President State Convention

Register now at a discounted rate for the 2019 Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention. This year we are back at the Phoenix Convention Center West Building in Downtown Phoenix, November 20-22. Please click here to register. If you need help convincing your administration, please click here: Justification Toolkit    

Free Secondary Teachers Best-Practices Workshop!

Best Practices Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events

Join us Saturday, August 17th for a Secondary Best-Practices Workshop being held at Campo Verde High School in Gilbert. This workshop is free and will focus on secondary physical education activities. All current members are free. Members are encouraged to bring administrators and classroom teachers from your school at no cost. Even though this workshop has a secondary focus, all …

30th Anniversary Coaches and Athletes Performance Workshop and Clinic

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

After 30 years of training and educating coaches and athletes, Strength of America is giving back with a free clinic for Coaches, PE Teachers and Parents, then afterward a free clinic for athletes ages 10-17 to learn the system that has kept their athletes safe and dominate on the fields, courts and mats for the last 30 years here in …

Back-To-School Conferences and Workshops

Heather Chewning, President Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

On behalf of the entire Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, we would like to announce the Back-To-School Conference and Workshop Schedule for Fall 2019. All workshops and conferences are free to current members. Membership information can be found below along with links to all workshops starting on August 10th. This is a great way to network with …

Congratulations Toni Chilton!

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

Toni Chilton, Arizona Health and Physical Education President-Elect, along with president-elect’s from other states participated in the national Leadership Development Conference last week in Kansas City.  The national LDC is hosted by the Society for Association Management for the purpose of bringing state, district and national leaders together to learn, collaborate and network. Toni had the opportunity to learn about …

Dodgeball Is Fine for Adult Leagues, but Not for PE Class

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

Stephanie Morris and Christopher Hersl June 21, 2019 The first paragraph of Jacob Bogage’s June 7 article in The Washington Post, “Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue,” states that dodgeball is one of “gym classes most common games.” We at SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators, found this disheartening and scary, but not …

Arizona Future Professionals Committee Chair

Toni Chilton, President-Elect Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Congratulations to Elizabeth Gonzalez for being elected as the Future Professionals Committee Chair for Arizona Health and Physical Education.  Elizabeth is currently a full-time student at Arizona State University and will be graduating in May 2020 with a bachelors in Physical Education. Welcome to the Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, Elizabeth!  

Andy Milne to Keynote the 2019 Arizona State Convention

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

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 …