Is It Bullying?

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

Not sure how to identify bullying? First, you need a full understanding of what bullying is, and what it is not. Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. There are three main forms of bullying: Verbal bullying Social bullying Physical bullying If …

Rookie of the Year Award

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, State Convention

The purpose of the Rookie Award is to publicly recognize an outstanding new practitioner who has made valuable contributions in their position. If you know of a Rookie Health and Physical Education Teacher that has proven exceptional skills, please consider nominating them. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done …

Administrator of the Year Award

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Administrator’s that fully support quality Health and Physical Education programs can sometimes be hard to find. If you are fortunate enough to work with an administrator that goes above and beyond for our profession, please nominate them for this award. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and …

Innovative Teacher Award

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Do you know of a Health and Physical Education teacher that can put together activities and games with any and all types of equipment? The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. This award is given to any current Health, Physical  Education, or Dance …

Active Schools Resources are Now Available

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

The mission of Active Schools is to integrate evidence-based physical activity programs into every student’s PK-12 education. To support this effort, we partnered with the University of Northern Colorado Active Schools Institute to create resources that support an active school culture. These include  Guiding Framework, Evaluation Handbook, Menus of Evidence-Based Practices, and a School Implementation Guide. The resources can be used …

Head Back to School with MyPlate

Anne Knight, Best Practices Chair Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Exhibitis, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Yes! It’s back-to-school time again! (Where did the summer go?) If you’re a parent or caregiver, look to MyPlate resources to send kids off with a healthy dose of nutrition. Resources for Parents and Caregivers The MyPlate.gov website has food and nutrition information based on the five food groups – fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, and dairy. You can also …

What’s on Deck for the 2022 Arizona State Convention!

President Arlo Pew Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Exhibitis, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Please join us on November 2nd and 3rd at the Phoenix Convention Center South Building for the 2022 Arizona State Convention.  It is time to register before fees increase. Please visit members.azhpe.org to register and update your Arizona Membership. One fee covers both days of the convention. On Tuesday, November 1st, there will be a three-hour workshop starting at 10 …

Arts and Physical Education Survey – We want your feedback!

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

As we begin to plan for the 2022 Arts & Physical Education Digital Summit, we are curious about the types of Professional Development that you are most interested in and the format with which you would like to engage. Please take a few moments to complete the following survey to share your thoughts, needs, and interests. Click HERE!

Are you ready to ROCK another school year!

Anne Knight, Best Practices Chair Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Exhibitis, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations/Marketing

Summer break is coming to an end and another school year beginning. Are you ready? Well, in this edition you will find some tips and tricks to prepare you for a great year. To begin, let’s start pre-students arrival: Is your space ready? Do your posters, visuals represent all your students? Having an equitable, diverse and inclusive space for students …