Back-to-School, Back-to-Standards!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

It’s that time! Most Arizona schools start back in late July or early August. Usually, health and physical education teachers start thinking and planning long before that about how to implement a curriculum that is appropriate and motivating for students. It is a given that we do not just show up and teach. Lesson plans and curriculum have a variety …

30th Anniversary Coaches and Athletes Performance Workshop and Clinic

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

After 30 years of training and educating coaches and athletes, Strength of America is giving back with a free clinic for Coaches, PE Teachers and Parents, then afterward a free clinic for athletes ages 10-17 to learn the system that has kept their athletes safe and dominate on the fields, courts and mats for the last 30 years here in …

Back-To-School Conferences and Workshops

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

On behalf of the entire Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, we would like to announce the Back-To-School Conference and Workshop Schedule for Fall 2019. All workshops and conferences are free to current members. Membership information can be found below along with links to all workshops starting on August 10th. This is a great way to network with …

Congratulations Toni Chilton!

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

Toni Chilton, Arizona Health and Physical Education President-Elect, along with president-elect’s from other states participated in the national Leadership Development Conference last week in Kansas City.  The national LDC is hosted by the Society for Association Management for the purpose of bringing state, district and national leaders together to learn, collaborate and network. Toni had the opportunity to learn about …

Dodgeball Is Fine for Adult Leagues, but Not for PE Class

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Stephanie Morris and Christopher Hersl June 21, 2019 The first paragraph of Jacob Bogage’s June 7 article in The Washington Post, “Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue,” states that dodgeball is one of “gym classes most common games.” We at SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators, found this disheartening and scary, but not …

Arizona Future Professionals Committee Chair

Toni Chilton, President-Elect Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Congratulations to Elizabeth Gonzalez for being elected as the Future Professionals Committee Chair for Arizona Health and Physical Education.  Elizabeth is currently a full-time student at Arizona State University and will be graduating in May 2020 with a bachelors in Physical Education. Welcome to the Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, Elizabeth!  

Andy Milne to Keynote the 2019 Arizona State Convention

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

Heather Chewning, President of Arizona Health and Physical Education would like to announce that Andy Milne will be the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Arizona State Convention, November 21st.  Andy Milne has traveled around the world in his 23 years as a teacher and coach, teaching and coaching on four continents. Originally from England, Andy taught physical education in London …

Free USAPA Pickleball Workshop at Pecos Park

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Arizona Health and Physical Education in partnership with USAPA would like to announce the first of two scheduled Free Pickleball Workshops. The first workshop will take place on Saturday, September 14 at the new Pecos Park Pickleball Complex in Ahwatukee. The seconded scheduled workshop will take place at Paseo Highlands Park Pickleball Courts on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in North …

360 Summer Camp

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

At 360 Summer Camp we specialize in all-inclusive adaptive sports for all youth ages 6-14 in the Phoenix area and throughout Arizona. Our camp is delivered by a professional and experienced staff and will include recreational games, inclusive sports, indoor climbing, and aquatic activities. Lunch will be provided each day. $50 or daily drop-in $20 *Members and non-members **Scholarship Available …

Announcing Workshop Sessions: Move & Learn Track

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Title IV-A Symposium, Explore: Move & Learn Track: ·     Explore, Enhance, and Expand your SEL Time ·     Presenter Laura Berger ·     Moving is Learning ·     Presenter Lynn Monson ·     The CyberWorld Needs #CyberSkills/ BE KIND Online ·     Presenter Melissa Britt ·     Planning Nature Play Provocations for Academic Achievement ·     Presenter Sarah Foglesong Title IV-A Symposium: Explore, Expand, Enhance Participants can EXPLORE a content track in their …