Tennessee Association For Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance

Sharon Cradic
Sharon Cradic is currently serving the TAHPERD role as President.  Sharon is a K-8 physical education instructor at University School on the campus of East Tennessee State University as well as an adjunct instructor for the department of Kinesiology, Leisure and Sport Sciences (KLSS).  Read more...


The mission of the Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance web site is to provide our members and visitors with information about the association, its members and their contributions to improving the lives of all those they can reach. Learn more about us. 

2014 TAHPERD Convention Exhibitor Information

Once again, TAHPERD will offer various vendor packages and exhibit space. Click here to view information about vendor benefits. To register as a vendor/exhibitor, click here.

AAHPERD e-Membership

AAHPERD announces a new membership option that provides the flexibility and information you want.  This membership is an electronic format that is being offered at the low cost of $65.  This is a $7 savings.  Find out more.

"Lets Move!  Active Schools" Info

The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is proud and excited to be a part of First Lady Michelle Obama's newly released Let's Move! Active Schools (click to sign up your school)- an unprecedented collaboration to bring physical activity back to American schools.  The new initiative provides simple steps and tools, including monetary support and training, to help create active environments where students get 60 minutes of daily physical activity.






Please join TAHPERD for the 2013-2014 school year.  TAHPERD membership year is September 1-August 31 and must be renewed annually.  If you would like to join or renew your TAHPERD membership, click here to access the mail in TAHPERD membership form

Attention JRFH and HFH coordinators:  TAHPERD appreciates your efforts as coordinator of a JUMP or HOOP for Heart event and provides a gift membership for schools that raise over $600, 2 gift memberships for schools that raised $4001-$10,000, and 3-4 gift memberships for events that raised over $10,001.  You must fill out a membership form and use the code, "JRFH2012" to receive the gift membership.


TEAM Evaluation Rubric Ideas for Success

TAHPERD Spring 2014 Newsletter

Tennessee Physical Education and Health Standards

Tennessee Physical Activity Handbook Pre K-12

Learn more about the Hoops for Heart and Jump Rope for Heart programs

Post-Graduate Assistantships Available

2013 TAHPERD Award Winners

2013 TAHPERD Grant Recipient Winners




upcoming events

TAHPERD 45th Annual Convention
October 26-28, 2014