DANCEPL3Y Comes to Arizona!

Partnership Best Practices, News & Events, President's Message, Public Relations

  Be Positive! Be Fun! Be Yourself! Three simple rules to live by during a DANCEPL3Y workshop. Words not only perfect for the workshop, but for life.  My school, Highland Junior High, in Gilbert, AZ had the honor of being the first school in Arizona, to receive a DANCEPL3Y workshop.  Newly christened Certified DANCEPL3Y Kids Instructor and Arizona School Programs …

Monthly Heart Message for February

Partnership Membership, Partnerships, Public Relations

Monthly Heart Message for February February may be the shortest month of the year, but it is full of fun filled holidays and observances – Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, and more! And of course February is American Heart Month! It is an exciting time at the American Heart Association! We realize that you are most likely in full …

Arizona’s 17th Adapted Physical Education Conference Schedule- February 15, 2018

Adapted Physical Education Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, News & Events, Public Relations

7:30- 8:30                Registration and Breakfast-Atrium at Ability 360 8:30- 9:00                (Gym) Kick it up a Notch!  –  Presented by Danielle O’Reilly and Stephanie DiPiazza 9:10- 10:00              (Conference Room) Community Adaptive Sports Organizations  –   Presented by Tim Binning (Gym) Modified Tennis  –  Presented by Jill Christiansen and Jackie Marxx 10:10- 11:50          (Conference Room) Keynote Presentation- Inclusion in PE in the US and Around the …

Moonlight Golf T-shirts Available

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Best Practices, News & Events, Public Relations

Moonlight Golf to benefit Future Professionals in Health and Physical Education throughout Arizona  took place on Sunday , January 14 in Gilbert. T-shirts are still available. The cost is $15 and this year’s shirt is a soft cotton premium blend that is comfortable for both men and women. Shipping charges will be added. Please visit (Click Here) to place your order.

Monthly Heart Message for January

Partnership News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.     The New Year has arrived! We do hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday break with your friends and family. As you arrive back at school and in the classroom, we want to help you have a heart healthy 2018. We all set new …

March to Save Our Schools!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Public Relations

In Arizona, we love our public schools. But our schools need your support. March for our future: help us get the funding we need to demand quality schools for ALL of Arizona’s kids!

Season’s Greetings

Partnership News & Events, Public Relations

Seasons Greetings to all Arizona Health and Physical Education Professionals, On behalf of the Board of Directors, we wish you all a very Happy Holiday Season and a blessed New Year!  Take this time to be with your family and friends and re-energize for second semester. Thank you for all you do for your students and helping them learn to …

Happy Birthday Arizona Health and Physical Education

Matt Mixer, Executive Director News & Events, Public Relations

Today is the 11th Anniversary that Arizona Health and Physical Education became a Non-Profit Corporation. We started as an Association in 1931 with the help of our founder, Ina A. Gittings at the University of Arizona in Tucson. A pioneer in her field, Gittings introduced women undergraduates at the University of Arizona to such sports as archery, horseback riding, swimming, …

Welcome New Associate Board Members

Partnership News & Events, Public Relations

With first semester quickly winding down, I’d like to take a few minutes to welcome our new board members. For our Advocacy committee welcome Dr. Jennifer Houston of Mesa Public Schools and Arizona State University. Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge at all levels and I know she will be a great advocate for our field both locally and nationally. …