Workshop and Featured Presenter – Mark Friedrich

Toni Chilton, President News & Events, State Convention

Toni Chilton, Arizona Health and Physical Education President is pleased to announce that Mark Friedrich will be our Workshop Presenter on Tuesday, October 27th and a Featured Presenter on both Wednesday, October 28th and Thursday, October 29th  at the 2020 State Convention.

Mark Friedrich is the 2016 NJAHPERD Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year and a member of the NJAHPERD Executive Board for Physical Education.  Mark has 25 years of teaching experience combined between the elementary school and high school level. Mark has been a member of the Millburn High School H&PE Dept. for the past 15 years where he teaches Adventure Education & Health in Millburn, NJ.  

Mark returns to his elementary school roots each Summer as a High Ropes Instructor and Team Building Counselor at Camp Riverbend in Warren, NJ. Since 2005, Mark has been instructing Adventure Education and travels the country presenting to both State and National Organizations on the topics of Team Building, Icebreaker Activities, Problem Solving, Trust Building and Cooperative Games.  In 2018, Mark presented at The SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville, TN and The Eastern District Conference in Burlington, VT. In addition, Mark has been a Featured Presenter at the Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, New York & New Jersey H&PE State Conventions. Mark once again be presenting at the SHAPE America National Convention & Exposition in 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. FOX 5 News NY honored Mark and the Millburn High School Adventure Education Program in May of 2018 as part of their Teacher Appreciation Series on the evening news.  SHAPE America featured Mark’s work and the Millburn High School Adventure Education Program as their June 2018 “Success Story” in their national newsletter. Mark is married with 3 young children and resides in Maplewood, New Jersey. This is Mark’s first-ever trip to the State of Arizona.

Join us on October 27th – 29th at the Phoenix Convention Center to participate with Mark in an Adventure!