Sharon Cradic is currently serving the TAHPERD role as President-Elect. 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
2013 TAHPERD Convention - Presenter Proposal Form
The 2012 TAHPERD convention was a huge success and the Convention Planning Committee is all ready hard at work planning the 2013 Convention to be held in Murfreesboro October 27-29th. We are always looking for great presenters - consider presenting this year. The "Convention Proposal Form" is now available online. Click here to submit your proposal. For more information about presenting or if you have specific questions, you can contact Bev Corlew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Workshops Available
TAHPERD is pleased to announce several professional development opportunities being offered throughout the state during the summer. You can click here to get an overview of the various workshops being offered or go to the workshops/conferences link at the top of the page to find out more.
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 $70 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.
"Finding Joy In the Journey" - Lexington, KY 2014
If you are interested in submitting a program proposal in Lexington, click on the logo. Immediate feedback will be sent when the program proposal information has successfully been submitted. All individuals submitting a program proposal will be notified by the end of August 2013 of its acceptance or of its denial. Please print and keep the confirmation of successful submission of the program proposal. Proposals must be submitted by June 15, 2013 midnight. If you have questions, you can contact the SDAAHPERD Convention program coordinator, Cam Kerst-Davis by e-mailing her at email@example.com.
Click on logo to access program proposal form.
Please join TAHPERD for the 2012-2013 school year. If you would like to join or renew your TAHPERD membership, click here to access the mail in TAHPERD membership form. You may also access the on-line membership form by clicking here. Attention JRFH and HFH coordinators: This year you should have already been contacted by TAHPERD with information on how to claim your possible free membership as a thank you gift for the money your school raised through the JRFH and HFH programs in 2011-2012.
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Future TAHPERD Convention Dates
The TAHPERD convention has been a huge success and has grown each of the past several years. TAHPERD will continue to partner with the Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center in Murfreesboro for our annual convention. The following dates have been set for future conventions: October 27-29, 2013, and October 26-28, 2014.