Arizona Honor and Recognition Awards

Awards Committee Membership, News & Events, Public Relations, 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 Health …

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 …

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 …

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.  …

Virtual Resources for Health and Physical Education #HPEatHome

Public Relations Advocacy, Best Practices, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Arizona Health and Physical Education supports SHAPE America to provide safe and helpful information to teachers in regards to distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. SHAPE America is dedicated to helping physical education and health education teachers across the country as many schools and school districts are moving to distance learning due to COVID-19. In response, we have created …

Why You Should Consider Becoming a National Board Certified Teacher

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Public Relations, SHAPE America

The following article, written by Susan Leonard, Scottsdale Public Schools, was published as part of the SHAPE America Blog.   Susan Leonard March 12, 2020  Health & PE As a rock star teacher, you may be searching for something to challenge you and move your practice to another level. Perhaps you’ve heard the term National Board Certification (NBC), but don’t really know …

Mr. Bragg Goes to Washington!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Kyle Bragg, Elementary Health and Physical Education Teacher from Anasazi Elementary School in the Scottsdale School District went to Washington DC this past week as part of SHAPE America’s Speak Out! Day. Kyle is also the Advocacy Chair for Arizona Health and Physical Education. SHAPE America’s SPEAK Out! Day is when educators head to Capitol Hill to advocate for full …