June 2020 President’s Message from Toni Chilton

Toni Chilton, President News & Events, President's Message, Public Relations

#MyAdventure   June Edition   Hey everybody, I cannot believe it’s June! So much has happened and I don’t know if you feel the same as me, but living through it time was going SO SLOW and summer seemed SO FAR away. And well BAM! It’s here! School is done, no more online teaching or homeschooling (those of you who …

Presentation Proposals for the 2020 State Convention are now open.

Toni Chilton, President Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Arizona Health and Physical Education is requesting presentation proposals for the 2020 State Convention.  The State Convention theme this year is Adventure! Seek it. Live it. Teach it. Anything is Possible. We are also seeking proposals on a wide range of topics within these categories:    Adventure Activities  Adapted Physical Education Advocacy Coaching Dance Fitness and Conditioning Health Education Higher …

2020 Arizona Health and Physical Education Honor and Recognition Awards

Awards Committee News & Events, State Convention

Toni Chilton, Arizona Health and Physical Education President along with Courtney Teatro, Awards Chair would like to announce that the 2020 Honor and Recognition Awards are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 27th . This year’s event will be held again at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, located at 215 North 7th Street in Phoenix. Nominations for all Arizona …

Thank You Members!

Membership News & Events

Hello Fellow Arizona Health and Physical Education Members, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. Toni’s message for this year is adventure and we are all experiencing one now. It’s definitely not an adventure that any of us planned or wanted but we are all in this together. I wanted to reach out to …

Creating buy in by ‘SEL’ling: Helping students get the best product

Advocacy Advocacy, Best Practices, News & Events, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Recently, I was fortunate participate in SHAPE America’s “Speak Out Day” in Washington DC, representing Arizona Health and Physical Education Association. “Speak Out Day” is when educators head to Capitol Hill to advocate for full funding of the bi-partisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which helps support and fund health and physical education programs and professional development of teachers. ESSA …

Join the Active Schools Movement

Public Relations News & Events

WHAT’S NEW FROM ACTIVE SCHOOLS A Message: At Active Schools, our mission is to help schools provide kids with equitable access to physical activity throughout the day. But what happens when schools are closed and kids are learning at home? These are unprecedented times, and in this new era of “social distancing” many of our collective impact partners are stepping up …

Arizona Department of Education Online Learning and Enrichment Resources

Public Relations Advocacy, Best Practices, News & Events, Public Relations

Arizona Health and Physical Education support the Arizona Department of Education in their quest to assist teachers by providing resources to plan for distance learning. These resources are to assist Teachers as they plan for non-traditional instruction including synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning. Teachers – Please use your own discretion in what you select to use for your students.  …

The Use of Student Activity Logs

Marketing Advocacy, Best Practices, Marketing, News & Events

I realize that Physical Education may not always intentionally teach about the aspects of social, emotional and nutritional health, but they are closely related. Students who are in Physical Education may not know it, but they can immediately begin to positively increase their social and emotional health, due to the physical activity provided in the curriculum.    Week 1- Fitness …