2019 Arizona Award Nomination Process is Now Open!

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

Arizona Health and Physical Education President, Heather Chewning and Awards Chair, Courtney Teatro would like to announce that the Nomination Process for 2019 Honor and Recognition Awards, including Teacher of the Year Awards is now open.  The 2019 Honor and Recognition Night will be held at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix  on Wednesday, November 20th. 2019 Awards Eligibility Requirements Educators …

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 …

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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

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

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

State of Arizona  Department of Education/Health and Nutrition Services Division The Arizona Department of Education is reaching out to you in an effort to collect data reflecting the status of Physical Education and Physical Activity for Arizona students in the school setting.  This data will assist in providing resources and training for schools across the state to support the efforts …

New Arizona Health and Physical Education President

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

Meet your new President. Her name is Heather Chewning and she teaches at Sunnyside High School in Tucson. Heather grew up dancing, playing outside, and running around the farm.  According to Heather this is where she developed her passion and love of play and being active. In high school she participated in Track and Field where she developed a love …

First Founder’s Award Recipient, Patti Mitchell

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

Congratulations to Patti Mitchell of the Washington Elementary School District for being the first ever recipient of the Ina Gittings Founder’s Award. This honor is given to a teacher that has taught for 25 years or more and is still making a difference.  Long before Title IX, Ina E. Gittings (1885-1966) became the first university director of Women’s Physical Education and …

Arizona Health and Physical Education Innovation Award

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

Congratulations to Paige Levy of the Kyrene School District for receiving the very first Arizona Health and Physical Education Innovation Award. This award was created to recognize Health, Physical  Education or Dance teachers that are using technology, techniques, public relations and the latest fitness trends to inspire all children to develop a lifelong love for exercise.  Over a three year period, …

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2018 Teacher of the Year Announcements

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

Congratulations to the following Health and Physical Education Teachers for being named 2018 Teachers of the Year. Please join us at the State Convention, Wednesday, October 24 – 25 at the Phoenix Convention Center to honor these individuals and to thank them for their service to our profession. Arizona Health and Physical Education will present the Teacher of the Year …