Black Friday Alternatives: 8 Positive Ways to Spend the Day

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Ditch the mall this Black Friday and spend the day doing something you’ll feel good about. Retail therapy sometimes seems like a good idea — that is, until you realize your problems still exist the day following retail indulgence, but your money does not. This Black Friday, instead of fighting through bustling crowds and battling buyer’s remorse, choose rest, relaxation, …

Teachers of the Year Announcement

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Announcement Teachers of the Year Congratulations to the following Health and Physical Education Teachers for being named 2019 Teachers of the Year. Arizona Health and Physical Education will present the Teacher of the Year Awards at the Honor and Recognition Night which will be held on Wednesday November 20, at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. In addition, please join us …

CVS Health Sponsors State Convention

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    Arizona Health and Physical Education is proud to announce that CVS Health is now the title sponsor for our 2019 State Convention! This new partnership will bring exciting resources to teachers across Arizona with a focus on creating the first tobacco-free generation. Please check out all of their educational resources at Tobacco-free generation Please be sure to visit …

2019 Association Election Information

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

The following positions and motions will be voted on during the 2019 State Convention. Positions being voted on: President Advocacy Chair Membership Chair Partnership Chair President   (November 2019 November 2022) three-year commitment with the first year as President-Elect, second year as President and third year as Past- President. Individuals seeking this position must be an Arizona Health and Physical Education …

Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff Contest 2019

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

Activate Your School and Win By Entering the Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff Contest: August 12-November 15, 2019 Fuel Up to Play 60 is hitting double digits this year. And to celebrate 10 years of fueling greatness, we are offering the chance to double your winning opportunities! In addition to entering the national Kickoff contest available to you when …

Take Action Today! September 19, 2019

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Please join the health and physical education community TODAY by sending a letter to Congress and flooding social media with advocacy messages about the importance of fully funding Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for FY20. For FY19, Congress increased funding for Title IV, Part A to $1.17 billion — a $70 million increase over the previous year. Congress …

We need to prioritize physical education in our schools

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

A new school year has begun, but hundreds of thousands of students won’t get enough of one of the biggest necessities for their overall development: physical activity. In fact, only 24% of kids in the U.S. get the recommended daily hour of physical activity at least five days per week. One reason for this is that many schools are not adequately prioritizing physical …

Take Your Parent to PE Week is September 23-27!

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

School is back in session and Take Your Parent to PE Week is right around the corner. Now in its third year, the weeklong campaign is a fun, immersive way to introduce parents to the physical education program  at their child’s school. Toolkits for parents, schools and our partners are available to make participation fun and easy! Still on the fence? Check out our latest blog post from a PE …