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 …

Andy Milne to Keynote the 2019 Arizona State Convention

Heather Chewning, President Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations

Heather Chewning, President of Arizona Health and Physical Education would like to announce that Andy Milne will be the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Arizona State Convention, November 21st.  Andy Milne has traveled around the world in his 23 years as a teacher and coach, teaching and coaching on four continents. Originally from England, Andy taught physical education in London …

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 …

THE SAFE SPORT ACT IS A PROMISE TO THE FUTURE OF OUR YOUNG ATHLETES

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Executive Director, Future Professionals, News & Events, Public Relations

On February 14, 2018, Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 was signed into law. Most notably, the law mandates that national governing bodies report sexual abuse allegations to local law enforcement and sanctions the U.S. Center for SafeSport to ensure compliance and investigate complaints. We applaud the bravery of all the athletes who have spoken …