Charity supplies organizations hygiene kits for those in need.

Adapted Physical Education Adapted Physical Education, News & Events, Partnerships

Hygiene is something many of us take for granted, and East Valley non-profit Confidence Kits understands how important personal grooming and basic cleanliness can affect someone’s confidence. The charity supplies hygiene kits to East Valley organizations whose goals include helping those in need. Arizona Health and Physical Education is proud to partner with Confidence kits. The non-profit was created by …

2023 Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference Keynote

Adapted Physical Education Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Exhibits, Fitness, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events

The Arizona Adapted Physical Education Committee is excited to have Dr. Barry Lavay as our 2023 Keynote Speaker on Thursday, February 16. Barry Lavay, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Long Beach. His scholarship includes the areas of positive behavior support and effective teaching practices and students with disabilities. He is the first author of the co-authored …

What does the Adapted Physical Education teacher really do?

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

If you are a certified physical education teacher, chances are you were required to take one 3-credit class in working with students with disabilities in your physical education classes. Most Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programs only require this one course and we all know this one course cannot fully prepare one to teach or accommodate students with unique needs …

2023 Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference

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

The 2023 Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference will be held on Thursday, February 16th at the Ability360 Sports and Fitness Complex in Phoenix. Please click on the registration link below to take advantage of discounted prices. We are still looking for a few presentations and if you are interested, please submit a proposal by clicking on the proposal link below. …

Association Board Meeting

President Lara Cox Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

The next board meeting for Arizona Health and Physical Education will be held this Saturday, January 7th from 10 am – 1 pm at the Val Vista Lakes Clubhouse ( 1600 E Lakeside Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85234). If you are interested in attending, please contact President, Lara Cox (cox@azhpe.org). There are still openings for committee members. Please click on the link …

Start Your New Year Off Healthy with EoS Fitness!

Partnership Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Exhibits, Future Professionals, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

What better way to start off the new year than by committing, or recommitting to your personal health. Often times we tend to take care of others before we take care of ourselves. But, we firmly believe that self care is essential in helping us be our best selves which in turn can help us be able to help others. …

Lunch and Learn with FITRADIO

President Lara Cox Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

Hey AZHPE! This is just a reminder that we will be hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn Thursday, 12/8 at 11:30am with Aria from FITRADIO. If you are interested in learning more about how you might be able to use this music in your class or if you have any questions, come join us by using the link below. If …

Home For The Holidays!

Board of Directors Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations/Marketing

The holiday season always brings some cheer around the school. Holiday activities and events are going on and the students and teachers are getting excited about their holiday break. This is the case for most, but as educators we must remember that for some of our students, school is their safe space and they might feel anxious about the holiday …

National Dance Society Fall Mini-Conference – Invitation to Register

Partnership Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Membership, News & Events

Dear AZHPE Colleagues, This invitation is coming to you from President Cheryl Stafford. Please share the information with other colleagues in the physical education, recreation, health, as well as the dance field. Attached is information to share and more is on the Website. PLEASE REGISTER for our Autumn virtual program, Broadening Dance Education (BDE), Saturday, October 29! This is a one-day virtual, professional development conference for …