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2018 Teacher of the Year Announcements

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

Congratulations to the following Health and Physical Education Teachers for being named 2018 Teachers of the Year. Please join us at the State Convention, Wednesday, October 24 – 25 at the Phoenix Convention Center to honor these individuals and to thank them for their service to our profession. Arizona Health and Physical Education will present the Teacher of the Year …

Fuel Up To Play 60 Program Advisor Training

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

Fuel Up To Play 60 Program Advisor Summit!!!!! This fun, high energy event is scheduled for October 2 from 8 am – 5 pm at The Tempe Buttes.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Featured this year will be Danielle from Dance Play with a Pound Workout. Do you like to win prizes?  Encourage a person from a school that is not …

Chronic Absenteeism? Talk to Your Health and PE Teacher!

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

By Judy LoBianco posted 5 days ago Chronic absenteeism – missing at least 15 school days each year, as noted in this article by The Brookings Institution  – is an old problem in search of new answers. From bad grades to bullying, mental or emotional issues to difficulties with basic needs such as housing and food, there are many reasons why children are absent. It’s …

FAMILY EXPO 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk

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

Join us Saturday, October 13 at Mesa Community College, (1833 West Southern Avenue, Mesa, 85202), for the Family Expo! FREE EVENT (includes stage performances, fun activities, give-a-ways, inflatables, face painting and much more!)/$25 FOR RUN Arizona Health & Physical Education 5K We’ve created a run/walk event that brings together the community and businesses, taking the important message of fitness, health, …

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training.

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

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training. Teaching dance in PE doesn’t have to be stressful! Simplify and make dance unit design fun with Teaching Dance for Understanding: a new pedagogical approach for dance education that shakes things up! Forget 5-6-7-8 or complicated choreography. In this session, you’ll experience the 6 Phases of the TDfU framework and discover physically-active lessons with dance moves …

Tucson Back-to-School Conference

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

Are you ready for relevant professional development? Then join us on Saturday, August 18th for a free Back-to-School Conference for all Current Arizona Health and Physical Education Members. This years conference will again be held at Tucson Sunnyside High School, 1725 E Bilby Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706. Arizona Health and Physical Education will provide a variety of presenters that will cover …

2018 All Convention Social at the State Convention

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

When registering for the State Convention, please remember to also register for the 2018 All Convention Social. This year’s social will be held at The Park, located at 3 S 2nd St #114, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Join us from 5 pm – 8 pm on Wednesday, October 24th for a chance to network with other professionals in a great atmosphere. There …

2018 State Convention Schedule

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

Our State Convention is quickly approaching. Our Convention Team has been hard at work bringing you some of the best speakers and sessions from all over the country and world. The schedule is completely full with 51 sessions! We are again using the Sched website for our digital program. You can access the schedule either by phone or computer and …

Nominations for all 2018 Awards are due September 1st

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

2018 Awards Eligibility Requirements Educators who meet the eligibility requirements and exemplify the criteria for these awards may apply or be nominated by a colleague. A “teacher” is an individual whose primary teaching responsibility is in Health, Physical Education, Dance or Administration. Additional requirements include: Current membership in Arizona Health and Physical Education Holds a current certification as a teacher. …