FUTP 60 Kickoff Starts Now

Partnership Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

We’ll keep this short and sweet: 250 schools will receive Kickoff Kits, 1 school per state will win a $200 gift card to the FUTP 60 Store, and one lucky school will win a grand prize in-school cheese party with special NFL guests—all for reporting their school’s Kickoff Step on their Dashboard!* Visit the FUTP 60 Kickoff webpage now for more information on how …

The new Service-Learning Program for Schools

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

About the Program Across the country, today’s children and adolescents — at all grade levels — do not get enough physical activity, and are struggling with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. Understanding these challenges, promoting an active school environment, and teaching children how to cope with stress, bullying, and societal pressures can make all the difference. The health. …

Take Your Parent to PE Week

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

The 3rd Annual Take Your Parent to PE Week will take place September 23-27, 2019. During the campaign, parents are introduced to their child’s physical education program and encouraged to engage throughout the year while being physically active together at home and in the community. Read More………….

Congratulations Kyle!

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

Congratulations to Kyle Bragg, Elementary Physical Education at Anasazi Elementary in Scottsdale. Kyle recently presented a session and represented Arizona at the 2019 National Physical Education and School Sport Institute in North Carolina, a respected conference known for hosting some of the best PE teachers from around the world. Kyle is the 2018 Arizona Elementary PE Teacher of the Year, …

A New Concept of Fitness

Future Professionals Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Emma Greguska – Reporter, ASU Now 20-year longitudinal study shows personalized, concept-based physical education is best for long-term results How much of what you learned in high school do you still use 20 years later? Probably not a lot. But a study conducted by researchers at Arizona State University found that one thing former students at Mountain Pointe High School …

30th Anniversary Coaches and Athletes Performance Workshop and Clinic

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

After 30 years of training and educating coaches and athletes, Strength of America is giving back with a free clinic for Coaches, PE Teachers and Parents, then afterward a free clinic for athletes ages 10-17 to learn the system that has kept their athletes safe and dominate on the fields, courts and mats for the last 30 years here in …

Back-To-School Conferences and Workshops

Heather Chewning, President Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

On behalf of the entire Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, we would like to announce the Back-To-School Conference and Workshop Schedule for Fall 2019. All workshops and conferences are free to current members. Membership information can be found below along with links to all workshops starting on August 10th. This is a great way to network with …

Congratulations Toni Chilton!

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

Toni Chilton, Arizona Health and Physical Education President-Elect, along with president-elect’s from other states participated in the national Leadership Development Conference last week in Kansas City.  The national LDC is hosted by the Society for Association Management for the purpose of bringing state, district and national leaders together to learn, collaborate and network. Toni had the opportunity to learn about …

Dodgeball Is Fine for Adult Leagues, but Not for PE Class

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

Stephanie Morris and Christopher Hersl June 21, 2019 The first paragraph of Jacob Bogage’s June 7 article in The Washington Post, “Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue,” states that dodgeball is one of “gym classes most common games.” We at SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators, found this disheartening and scary, but not …

Arizona Future Professionals Committee Chair

Toni Chilton, President-Elect Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Congratulations to Elizabeth Gonzalez for being elected as the Future Professionals Committee Chair for Arizona Health and Physical Education.  Elizabeth is currently a full-time student at Arizona State University and will be graduating in May 2020 with a bachelors in Physical Education. Welcome to the Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, Elizabeth!