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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Executive Director, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations

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 …

NFL FLAG-In-Schools Curriculum Comes to Life with New Easy-to-Use Online Training Modules

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals, News & Events

The NFL, USA Football, GENYOUth and Fuel Up to Play 60 have teamed with SHAPE America to develop a new NFL FLAG-In-Schools online training course for health and physical educators. Designed for use in grades 3-8, these activities align with SHAPE America’s National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education (PE), and are easy to integrate into existing PE …

What Is Physical Literacy And Why Does It Matter?

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals

What Is Physical Literacy And Why Does It Matter? BY TED TEMERTZOGLOU, @LIFEISATHLETIC Physical literacy is no different than other aspects of literacy. Kids aren’t born physically literate—just like they aren’t born knowing how to read or count. As a parent myself, I know you’re likely familiar with the terms “literacy” and “numeracy”. School boards across Canada have prioritized literacy and …

Have fun while helping Health and Physical Education Future Professionals!

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

Includes three hours of Top Golf, and food. This events benefits all Health and Physical Education Future Professionals in the State of Arizona.  Open to everyone! Receipts for tax purposes will be sent automatically. Spaces are filling up fast so don’t delay…  Fees increase January 10th! SIGN UP TODAY!