Founders Award

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The Founder’s Award in honor of Arizona Health and Physical Educations founder, Ina Gittings. This honor will be awarded to a teacher that is currently teaching and has taught for 25 years or more and is still making a difference. This individual should not be currently retired. Below is a statement about Ina Gittings that may help with understanding the …

Teacher Attitudes toward Curriculum in Physical Education

Future Professionals CommitteeAdapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Fitness, Future Professionals, Health, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

You are being invited to participate in a research study titled Teacher Attitudes toward Curriculum in Physical Education. This study is being done by Steve Palmer from Northern Arizona University. The purpose of this research study is to determine whether an online version of a survey that uses a “forced choice” answer format effectively captures teacher attitudes toward four physical …

More deals during Teacher Appreciation Week?

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Here are some of the offerings various businesses are giving to educators to thank them for their work. Keep in mind, most of these require a valid ID, like a school ID badge, to claim. Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza: Teachers can get a 20% discount on all orders Monday, May 6 to Sunday, May 12 with a valid ID. Buffalo Wild …

2024 Teachers Institute and Leading Change

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Registration is selling fast! You won’t want to miss out on this exciting event for Arizona educators and leaders hosted by the Academic Standards team – created by teachers, for teachers.   ESSER Funds may be used for Conference Registration.  Remember: If you don’t use it you lose it! CONFERENCE REGISTRATION LINK Registration includes access to: – Over 100 Sessions – Keynote Speakers and …

Teacher Appreciation Week deals 2024

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18 Degrees: Teachers with a valid ID can get 20% off their check from May 6-10. Four Peaks: Teachers can get $3 pints at the Four Peaks Pub in Tempe every Tuesday from May 6 through July 30. They must present a valid ID to obtain the deal. Golden Corral: Get 20% off one adult buffet purchase during Teacher Appreciation Week …

Break the Stigma

AdvocacyAdapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Exhibits, Fitness, Future Professionals, Health, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, Skill Development

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! It is time to launch your Mental Health Awareness Projects at your school. Utilize the Beyond Lesson 3 Kit to help plan and promote your project throughout May. Submit your projects to our Legacy Banner Submission Form to win a free banner for your school. BEYOND LESSON 3 KIT

National Physical Education & Sport Week

AdvocacyAdapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Fitness, Future Professionals, Health, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, SHAPE America, Skill Development

National PE & Sport Week is a celebration of the importance of physical education and health education, in addition to kicking off National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Health and physical education is a critical component of a well-rounded education. It’s where students learn: Fundamental motor skills needed to participate in physical activity, which is vital at all stages of …

Call for Presentation Proposals

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Please consider submitting a presentation proposal for the 2024 Arizona State Convention. We will be meeting in-person on November 6th and 7th at the Mesa Convention Center. Proposals will be selected based on their target audience (elementary or secondary) and the needs of our members. We are currently seeking proposals on a wide range of topics within these categories: Adapted Physical …