August 2020 President’s Message from Toni Chilton

Toni Chilton, President Marketing, Membership, News & Events, President's Message, Public Relations

  #MyAdventure   August Edition   HELLO! How is everybody doing?, I hope everyone is hanging in there to the best of their ability. I suddenly had a panic attack in the middle of the night that I had not written this blog. I usually have it written at the end of the month, so in this case this one …

Join Us in supporting #SHAPEAdvocacyDay

Public Relations Advocacy, News & Events, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Across the country, school districts are developing reopening plans for the upcoming school year. And, while these plans vary from district to district, there is one message we want all local leaders and administrators to hear loud and clear: Health and physical education is essential for students’ physical, mental and social-emotional health — and now, more than ever, it’s vital …

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 …