Middle School Teacher of the Year

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Everyone says that teaching Middle School Physical Education is tough. If you know of someone who is a “rock star” at the Middle School level, please consider nominating them. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. Educators who meet the eligibility requirements and …

Founders Award

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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 type …

High School Teacher of the Year

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Do you know of an outstanding High School Physical Education Teacher? If so, please consider nominating them for this award. The process is easy and once they are nominated, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. Educators who meet the eligibility requirements and exemplify the criteria for these awards may apply …

Call for Presentation Proposals for State Convention

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Please consider submitting a presentation proposal for the 2021 Arizona State Convention. We will be meeting in person on November 3 and 4 at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Building in Downtown Phoenix. Arizona Health and Physical Education are looking for in-person activity and lecture presentations, and online virtual presentations that will be made available after the state convention.  Please …

Honor and Recognition Night

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HONOR AND RECOGNITION NIGHT will be on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and the awards ceremony starting at 6:00 pm. This event will be held at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, located at 215 N. 7th Street. Honor and Recognition Night gives us the opportunity to honor past presidents and board members of Arizona Health and …

Justification Toolkit to Attend the Arizona State Convention

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Join Us in Phoenix The  2021 Arizona Health and Physical Education State Convention will take place in Phoenix, November 2-4, at the Phoenix Convention Center South Building.   But first…. Use This Toolkit to Make the Case to Attend Develop talking points using the needs/benefits table to explain to your supervisor/principal how attending the state convention will help you meet the needs of the school’s/district’s current initiatives. …

Registration Open for 2021 State Convention

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Discounted fees through September 1st.  Members will be able to bundle their membership renewal with their state convention fee along with pre-convention workshops on November 2nd. Please (Click Here) for more State Convention details and registration information.    

President’s Blog

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Greetings all Arizona Health and Physical Education members,  It is truly hard to believe it is already Summer! I mean we just finished celebrating the New Year a few days ago, right?! I guess it’s true when they say ‘time flies when you’re having fun’.  In all seriousness, this school year has not only been a challenge for all teachers, …

Juneteenth

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

This year, as Black communities across the state celebrate Juneteenth, the Arizona Department of Education is proud to share in the celebration and provide resources to learn more about the complex and tragic history of slavery and emancipation in the United States. In this blog, you’ll find information on: the history of Juneteenth Juneteenth’s path to becoming the newest federal …