Black Friday Alternatives: 8 Positive Ways to Spend the Day

Advocacy Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Ditch the mall this Black Friday and spend the day doing something you’ll feel good about. Retail therapy sometimes seems like a good idea — that is, until you realize your problems still exist the day following retail indulgence, but your money does not. This Black Friday, instead of fighting through bustling crowds and battling buyer’s remorse, choose rest, relaxation, …

Teachers of the Year Announcement

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

Announcement Teachers of the Year Congratulations to the following Health and Physical Education Teachers for being named 2019 Teachers of the Year. Arizona Health and Physical Education will present the Teacher of the Year Awards at the Honor and Recognition Night which will be held on Wednesday November 20, at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. In addition, please join us …

2019 Association Election Information

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

The following positions and motions will be voted on during the 2019 State Convention. Positions being voted on: President Advocacy Chair Membership Chair Partnership Chair President   (November 2019 November 2022) three-year commitment with the first year as President-Elect, second year as President and third year as Past- President. Individuals seeking this position must be an Arizona Health and Physical Education …

Laser print custom water bottles at the State Convention!

Lynn Preble, Past-President Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Urban Heart Designs is back at the Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention to laser print custom water bottles! This year, you can design your own bottle prior to the convention and it will be ready for you on November 21st. The deadline to pre-order is Sunday, November 17th. ALSO, Jeni has provided Arizona Health and Physical Education convention …

Keep Girls In Sport – A DIGITAL CURRICULUM FOR COACHES, MENTORS, AND ROLE MODELS FOR GIRLS.

Advocacy Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events

Girls drop out of sports at twice the rate of boys by age 14. Research shows that one significant cause of girls’ dropout rate is a lack of positive coaches and female role models. This International Day of the Girl, we set out to co-create an interactive digital curriculum that offers training specifically for coaching girls. Help her stay in the …

Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff Contest 2019

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

Activate Your School and Win By Entering the Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff Contest: August 12-November 15, 2019 Fuel Up to Play 60 is hitting double digits this year. And to celebrate 10 years of fueling greatness, we are offering the chance to double your winning opportunities! In addition to entering the national Kickoff contest available to you when …

Take Action Today! September 19, 2019

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Please join the health and physical education community TODAY by sending a letter to Congress and flooding social media with advocacy messages about the importance of fully funding Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for FY20. For FY19, Congress increased funding for Title IV, Part A to $1.17 billion — a $70 million increase over the previous year. Congress …

We need to prioritize physical education in our schools

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

A new school year has begun, but hundreds of thousands of students won’t get enough of one of the biggest necessities for their overall development: physical activity. In fact, only 24% of kids in the U.S. get the recommended daily hour of physical activity at least five days per week. One reason for this is that many schools are not adequately prioritizing physical …