Fuel Up To Play 60 Program Advisor Training – Save the Date!

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

This fun, high energy event is scheduled for October 2 at The Tempe Buttes.  Before you take off for your summer vacation . . . schedule this date in for your Professional Development plans for the 2018-2019 school year. Featured this year will be Danielle from Dance Play with a Pound Workout More information will be sent in the fall.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

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Pictured above is the Arizona State University Masters of Physical Education Spring 2018 graduating class. Congratulations from the Arizona Health and Physical Education to all graduating seniors. We are all proud of everyone that finished their degrees, whether it is an undergraduate or graduate degree you are that much closer to reaching your dreams in the field of Health and …

ASU professor highlights the importance of physical activity across the nation

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Future Professionals, News & Events

By Adriana Falero | 04/24/18 8:48pm For ASU professor Hans van der Mars, physical education should be a priority and all students should participate in physical activities that they enjoy through childhood and into adulthood. As a professor and program coordinator for the physical education program at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, he said his goal is to set students up …

Josh Meibos, setting a welcomed high bar for all Health and Physical Education Teachers!

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Josh Meibos, a physical-education teacher at Crockett Elementary School in the Balsz School District, Phoenix,  spoke in the Opening General Session of the 2018 SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville.  He is the Arizona Teacher of the Year, (for all subject areas!) Josh is setting a welcomed high bar for all Health and Physical Education Teachers not only in Arizona …

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

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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 …

Arizona Health & Physical Education Day

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The Arizona Diamondbacks, along with Arizona Health and Physical Education, invite you to bring your family and friends to the game on Saturday, May 12 vs. the Washington Nationals. Tickets are specially discounted and a portion of the proceeds from every ticket sold will benefit Health and Physical Education Programs throughout the state. Purchase a $35 ticket (sections 203-204) and …

Teaching the CSPAP Model in PETE Programs

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

By Pamela Hodges Kulinna posted 01-24-2017 10:34 Two common goals of all physical educators are to encourage students to be active for the nationally recommended 60 minutes a day and help them find a lifelong love for physical activity. A comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) is a recommended approach to getting us there. If we don’t train future physical educators to take the lead …

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

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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 …

2018 SHAPE America College Bowl!

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Attention Future Professionals attending the Nashville Convention!  Participate in the SHAPE America College Bowl! In Jeopardy-style, undergraduate/post-baccalaureate teams of 1-3 students from colleges and universities will come together for a friendly, yet competitive battle of the minds! Spectators are welcome and are encouraged to cheer on your students/friends, root for your alma mater, and test your own ability to answer the …

Arizona’s 17th Adapted Physical Education Conference Schedule- February 15, 2018

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7:30- 8:30                Registration and Breakfast-Atrium at Ability 360 8:30- 9:00                (Gym) Kick it up a Notch!  –  Presented by Danielle O’Reilly and Stephanie DiPiazza 9:10- 10:00              (Conference Room) Community Adaptive Sports Organizations  –   Presented by Tim Binning (Gym) Modified Tennis  –  Presented by Jill Christiansen and Jackie Marxx 10:10- 11:50          (Conference Room) Keynote Presentation- Inclusion in PE in the US and Around the …