Chronic Absenteeism? Talk to Your Health and PE Teacher!

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

By Judy LoBianco posted 5 days ago Chronic absenteeism – missing at least 15 school days each year, as noted in this article by The Brookings Institution  – is an old problem in search of new answers. From bad grades to bullying, mental or emotional issues to difficulties with basic needs such as housing and food, there are many reasons why children are absent. It’s …

Sun Safety Curriculum.

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

Patricia Wahl and her family understand what it’s like to battle melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. She didn’t want any other families to go through what her family has been through, and decided to take action. Read more about Patricia’s story and how she is getting children involved at an early age. As Labor Day approaches, kids will still …

FAMILY EXPO 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk

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

Join us Saturday, October 13 at Mesa Community College, (1833 West Southern Avenue, Mesa, 85202), for the Family Expo! FREE EVENT (includes stage performances, fun activities, give-a-ways, inflatables, face painting and much more!)/$25 FOR RUN Arizona Health & Physical Education 5K We’ve created a run/walk event that brings together the community and businesses, taking the important message of fitness, health, …

Physical Literacy Workshop

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

What are students understanding in PHE? Are you teaching what students want to learn in PHE? What do we communicate as student learning in PHE? What’s the difference between learning and understanding? An underlying principle of Backwards Design is that learning does not equate with understanding. Join us, Friday, October 26th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Phoenix Convention Center West Building, …

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training.

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

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training. Teaching dance in PE doesn’t have to be stressful! Simplify and make dance unit design fun with Teaching Dance for Understanding: a new pedagogical approach for dance education that shakes things up! Forget 5-6-7-8 or complicated choreography. In this session, you’ll experience the 6 Phases of the TDfU framework and discover physically-active lessons with dance moves …

Free OPEN Back-to-School Workshop in Prescott

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations

Arizona Health and Physical Education is excited to offer in partnership with OPEN Curriculum a Back-To-School Workshop on Saturday, August 25, at Mile High Middle School. This great professional development opportunity will be from 9 am to 12:00 Noon and feature both Lori Dunn and Alex O’Brien demonstrating activities and programs that can be used right away for all levels. …

Tucson Back-to-School Conference

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

Are you ready for relevant professional development? Then join us on Saturday, August 18th for a free Back-to-School Conference for all Current Arizona Health and Physical Education Members. This years conference will again be held at Tucson Sunnyside High School, 1725 E Bilby Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706. Arizona Health and Physical Education will provide a variety of presenters that will cover …

2018 State Convention Schedule

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

Our State Convention is quickly approaching. Our Convention Team has been hard at work bringing you some of the best speakers and sessions from all over the country and world. The schedule is completely full with 51 sessions! We are again using the Sched website for our digital program. You can access the schedule either by phone or computer and …