Founders Award

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The Founder’s Award in honor of Arizona Health and Physical Educations founder, Ina Gittings. This honor will be awarded to a teacher that is currently teaching and has taught for 25 years or more and is still making a difference. This individual should not be currently retired. Below is a statement about Ina Gittings that may help with understanding the …

Teacher Attitudes toward Curriculum in Physical Education

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You are being invited to participate in a research study titled Teacher Attitudes toward Curriculum in Physical Education. This study is being done by Steve Palmer from Northern Arizona University. The purpose of this research study is to determine whether an online version of a survey that uses a “forced choice” answer format effectively captures teacher attitudes toward four physical …

Teacher Appreciation Week deals 2024

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18 Degrees: Teachers with a valid ID can get 20% off their check from May 6-10. Four Peaks: Teachers can get $3 pints at the Four Peaks Pub in Tempe every Tuesday from May 6 through July 30. They must present a valid ID to obtain the deal. Golden Corral: Get 20% off one adult buffet purchase during Teacher Appreciation Week …

School Lunch Hero Day

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Stop by any cafeteria to watch school nutrition professionals prepare healthy meals for students—all the while adhering to nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile. These are the reasons we celebrate School Lunch Hero Day every year on the first Friday in May (May 3rd, 2024). This annual observance is a chance to showcase what a difference school nutrition professionals …

National Physical Education & Sport Week

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National PE & Sport Week is a celebration of the importance of physical education and health education, in addition to kicking off National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Health and physical education is a critical component of a well-rounded education. It’s where students learn: Fundamental motor skills needed to participate in physical activity, which is vital at all stages of …