Elevating student experiences through sport, spirit and achievement

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, News & Events, Partnerships, SHAPE America

Kevin Atlas -Opening General Session Keynote at the 2020 SHAPE America National Convention in Salt Lake City, Kevin Atlas (Laue) is an internationally renowned motivational speaker whose incredible life story of turning challenges into triumphs was chronicled in the Oscar-qualifying documentary, “Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story.” Due to complications at birth, Atlas, 28, was born with a left arm …

We are looking for people to join our Committees!

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

Always wanted to be a part of Arizona Health and Physical Education? Well here is your chance. We are always looking for people to join our committees. Options are Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Marketing, Partnership, Future Professionals, Adapted and Best Practices. CLICK HERE for more information and to fill out the online application.

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, …

CVS Health Sponsors State Convention

Lynn Preble, Partnership Chair, Past-President Marketing, News & Events, Partnerships, State Convention

    Arizona Health and Physical Education is proud to announce that CVS Health is now the title sponsor for our 2019 State Convention! This new partnership will bring exciting resources to teachers across Arizona with a focus on creating the first tobacco-free generation. Please check out all of their educational resources at Tobacco-free generation Please be sure to visit …

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 …

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 …

The health. moves. minds. Program Has Arrived!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

The health. moves. minds. program fundraising platform is now live! Register your school, choose if you want 50% of funds to go to your school or if you would like to “pay it forward” and give 25% to a local charity of your choice, and then start spreading the word by sharing your event information with your school and parents. Read …

DonorsChoose.org “Welcome Week” Ends Today!

Advocacy Advocacy, Marketing, News & Events, Partnerships

DonorsChoose.org empowers public school teachers from across the country to request much-needed materials and experiences for their students. DonorsChoose.org is a nonprofit site that connects teachers to a nationwide community of classroom supporters. Sunday, August 18 through Saturday, August 24 is “Welcome Week” for teachers who have yet to submit a classroom project! During Welcome Week, teachers who have never …