Updated Membership Portal

Membership News & Events

Arizona Health and Physical Education would like to announce updates to the Membership Portal.  These updates will make it easier to become a new member, renew your membership and manage information for upcoming events. Our login system is based on your email and a password. We have added options to make it easier.  You may now login with Facebook and/or …

Arizona Senate Bill 1058

Advocacy Advocacy, News & Events

Arizona Health and Physical Education Members A recent bill, SB 1058, has been proposed that could drastically affect Physical Education as well as other subject areas. This bill essentially gives parents of a student in a public educational institution the right to review learning materials and activities in advance. The parent could look at lessons prior to the teacher actually …

Arizona Health and Physical Education Leaders Advocate for Federal Funding Virtually!

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

SHAPE America Members Ask Congress to Fully Fund Title IV, Part A of ESSA 3/19/21 Mesa, Arizona In an effort to educate members of Congress about the importance of a well-rounded education within the bi-partisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) leaders from Arizona Health and Physical Education Association are advocating virtually to Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill to advocate for …

Udderly Moovelous News for Arizona schools!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director News & Events

It’s time to kick off National School Breakfast week! Let’s score big and help celebrate the most important meal of the day as we raise a glass in thanks to all the hard working school nutrition heroes. We all need to understand that missing meals and experiencing hunger impairs a child’s development and academic achievement. Hungry children are unable to focus …

Big Feats Virtual Race

Marketing Advocacy, Marketing, News & Events, Partnerships, SHAPE America

Join SHAPE America and Gopher for the “Big Feats for SHAPE America” Virtual Race as we race to raise much-needed funds for high-needs schools through SHAPE America’s Impact Schools Grant program. 80% of funds raised will go back to high-needs schools by providing essential funds for the equipment, training and safe spaces they need in order to foster a lifetime of health …

It’s time for a dance break!

Partnership News & Events

Returning to Arizona(virtually), Melanie Levenberg and DancePl3y! We are so honored to have Melanie join us virtually this year to bring us 2 fun and amazing sessions at our Virtual Convention. With Top Dances to Keep Students Active, Melanie will help teachers gain confidence in teaching dance to their students to help them be physically literate. Melanie has also created a …

Urgent! Arizona Senate Bill 1400

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, News & Events

Arizona Health and Physical Education Members A recent bill, SB 1400, has been proposed that could drastically affect Physical Education and Fine Arts. This bill essentially allows students to get credit for certain classes by participating in them beyond the school day. For example, students could earn credit in Fine Arts by taking private music lessons after school. Students could …

More Adventure on the Way!

Partnership Adapted Physical Education, News & Events, State Convention

Arizona Health and Physical Education is working hard to bring the best possible virtual professional development we can. We are adding more sessions daily. We hope you will find all of our virtual sessions useful and something you can take back to your classroom, whether it be virtual, hybrid or live. Each session is still best practices in our field …