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.  

FREE Arts and Physical Education Professional Development Opportunity from the Arizona Department of Education Title IV-A Team!

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

What: 2021 Arts and Physical Education Digital Summit When: Saturday, September 18th, 2021 Where: Virtual Meeting Time: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm Registration is now open for the 2021 Arts and Physical Education Digital Summit. This year’s summit will provide attendees with national keynotes, speaking on Funding Opportunities in Arts and Physical Education, and local educators, exploring practices in: Social, …

health.moves.minds.

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

Get ready, health. moves. minds. is launching this August! Arizona Health and Physical Education is excited to partner with SHAPE America to introduce health. moves. minds. This program teaches our young people how to take care of their MIND & BODY while developing those ever important character traits such as kindness, compassion and empathy. It includes skill based and standards …

360 Summer Camp

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

At 360 Summer Camp we specialize in all-inclusive adaptive sports for all youth ages 6-14 in the Phoenix area and throughout Arizona. Our camp is delivered by a professional and experienced staff and will include recreational games, inclusive sports, indoor climbing, and aquatic activities. Lunch will be provided each day. $50 or daily drop-in $20 *Members and non-members **Scholarship Available …

Bullying Prevention is a Community – Wide Effort

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

Bullying can happen anywhere, not just at school. When the power of a community is brought together to address it, bullying can be prevented. Community-wide strategies can help identify and support children who are bullied, redirect the behavior of children who bully, and change the attitudes of adults and youth who tolerate bullying behaviors. Community partners such as mental health …

health.moves.minds

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

In case you didn’t see it earlier this week, the new health.moves.minds. logo debuted this week! Please feel free to share this video with everyone and THANK YOU for your help in getting the word out about this new program from SHAPE America! https://vimeo.com/shapeamerica/review/320766589/678fdc1bec

Honoring Free Membership for JRFH/HFH Coordinatiors for 2017-2018 school year.

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Executive Director, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

On July 1, 2018, the Joint Project partnership between SHAPE America, its 51 state affiliate organizations, and the American Heart Association will conclude. Although the time has come for this partnership to end, we remain committed to providing you with the tools and resources you need to help students live their best life through effective health and physical education. We …

State 48 Social in Nashville

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Executive Director, News & Events

If you are attending the SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville, March 20th through the 24 and you are a member of Arizona Health and Physical Education or an Alumni of one of our colleges or universities in Arizona then you are invited to attend the State 48 Social. It is being held at the City Tap House, 204 3rd Ave …

ASU’s Hans van der Mars to be Inducted Into SHAPE America’s Hall of Fame

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

RESTON, VA, March 6, 2018 — SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators announced today that Hans van der Mars, who serves as program director for Arizona State University’s Physical Education Teacher Education Program and its Master’s of Physical Education (M.P.E.) program, will be inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on Friday, March 23, during its 133rd …

Student Wellness Advocacy Team Creates Campus Culture of Health and Wellness at Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix

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

Homework, grades, standardized tests, college applications…it isn’t surprising that stress can run rampant in any high school community. Chronic stress can lead to unhealthy habits that contribute to obesity – even anxiety and depression. A survey by the American Psychological Association found that nearly half of all teens (45%) said they were stressed by school. Stress is something that must …