2021 Arizona Award Winners

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

Price Increase Ahead

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

The 2021 Arizona State Convention is only a few weeks away. Registration is still available at regular price (Click Here), however, after October 30th, there will be a price increase. Purchase Orders will also be accepted through the 30th. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact Matt Mixer, Executive Director,  (mixer@azhpe.org). Thank you.  

President’s Message

President Jennifer Houston Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations, State Convention

Greetings all Arizona Health and Physical Education members, I know by now everyone is back in school and hopefully has been able to find a rhythm. I know for me things are slowly starting to settle down, but who knows what the next few months will bring. I know!!! CONVENTION!!! The AzHPE convention team has been hard at work preparing …

We are trying something new this year for the State Convention.

President Elect Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships

One fee for both days of the State Convention! Our goal is to give you the opportunity to attend for a very reasonable fee! The Pre-Convention Workshops on Tuesday, November 2 are $25 each or combined $40. Both days of the State Convention, Wednesday, November 3 and Thursday November 4 is a $70 fee for current members until September 1. …

Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year

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

For the purpose of this award, an adapted physical educator is defined as an individual who has major responsibility for teaching adapted physical education with early childhood age, elementary, or secondary levels or any combination of the above for a specific school system and is a member of Arizona Health and Physical Education Possesses a valid teaching certificate in adapted …

Future Professional Award

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

Individuals nominated must be current members. Using the criteria given by individual nominating, rubrics will be used to determine each year’s recipient. This award would be given to any current Future Professional enrolled in 15 credit hours as an undergraduate or 12 credits as a graduate student at the time of their nomination. The nominee should display the following traits. …

Rookie of the Year

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

The purpose of the Rookie Award is to publicly recognize an outstanding new practitioner who has made valuable contributions in their position. If you know of a Rookie Health and Physical Education Teacher that has proven exceptional skills, please consider nominating them. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done …

Dance Education Teacher of the Year

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

The purpose of the Dance Teacher of the Year Award is to publicly recognize a member who has made valuable contributions in the area of Dance. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. To be considered for this award, nominees must meet the …

Health Education Teacher of the Year

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

Teaching Health Education at any age is challenging. If you know of a Health Educator that has risen to the challenge and has made a positive difference, then please submit their name. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. The purpose of the …