Charity supplies organizations hygiene kits for those in need.

Adapted Physical Education Adapted Physical Education, News & Events, Partnerships

Hygiene is something many of us take for granted, and East Valley non-profit Confidence Kits understands how important personal grooming and basic cleanliness can affect someone’s confidence. The charity supplies hygiene kits to East Valley organizations whose goals include helping those in need. Arizona Health and Physical Education is proud to partner with Confidence kits. The non-profit was created by …

2023 Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference Keynote

Adapted Physical Education Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Exhibits, Fitness, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events

The Arizona Adapted Physical Education Committee is excited to have Dr. Barry Lavay as our 2023 Keynote Speaker on Thursday, February 16. Barry Lavay, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Long Beach. His scholarship includes the areas of positive behavior support and effective teaching practices and students with disabilities. He is the first author of the co-authored …

What does the Adapted Physical Education teacher really do?

Jennifer Houston Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

If you are a certified physical education teacher, chances are you were required to take one 3-credit class in working with students with disabilities in your physical education classes. Most Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programs only require this one course and we all know this one course cannot fully prepare one to teach or accommodate students with unique needs …

2023 Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference

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

The 2023 Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference will be held on Thursday, February 16th at the Ability360 Sports and Fitness Complex in Phoenix. Please click on the registration link below to take advantage of discounted prices. We are still looking for a few presentations and if you are interested, please submit a proposal by clicking on the proposal link below. …

Congratulations Toni!

Board of Directors Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, SHAPE America

Every year, some of the best and brightest educators are nominated to represent SHAPE America’s five districts. Want to know who was recently selected as a 2023 SHAPE America District Teacher of the Year? Check out our website to see the award recipients in each of the following categories: Adapted Physical Education Health Education Elementary Physical Education Middle School Physical Education High …

Happy Birthday Arizona Health and Physical Education

President Lara Cox News & Events

Long before Title IX, Ina E. Gittings (1885-1966) became the first university director of Women’s Physical Education and Athletics in Arizona in 1920. She introduced female students to archery, track and field, horseback riding and other sports. Women’s involvement in athletics was a new idea in the early twentieth century. Prior to that time.. girls were thought to be too …

Lunch and Learn with FITRADIO

President Lara Cox Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

Hey AZHPE! This is just a reminder that we will be hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn Thursday, 12/8 at 11:30am with Aria from FITRADIO. If you are interested in learning more about how you might be able to use this music in your class or if you have any questions, come join us by using the link below. If …

Home For The Holidays!

Board of Directors Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations/Marketing

The holiday season always brings some cheer around the school. Holiday activities and events are going on and the students and teachers are getting excited about their holiday break. This is the case for most, but as educators we must remember that for some of our students, school is their safe space and they might feel anxious about the holiday …