Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 24, 10 am – 3 pm, when SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators and Shape Up US co-host “SHAPE UP Nashville – A Day of Play.”  The free health and wellness expo, to be held at the Downtown YMCA, 1000 Church Street, is the finale of SHAPE America’s 133rd National Convention & Expo that week at the Music City Center. Open free of charge to the public, the expo is a celebration of 50 Million Strong, SHAPE America’s commitment to putting all children on the path to health and physical literacy through effective health and physical education programs.

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.

Ms. Andrea Burton is the Executive Director of TAHPERD. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in dietetics, from Middle Tennessee State University in 2010.  In July of 2011, she became the Rutherford County Schools Coordinated School Health Assistant where she facilitates health screenings for the district. Andrea is very excited to serve as the new Executive Director for TAHPERD, she is here to listen, assist, and help you in any way possible.

Recognizing Excellence Across the State

TAHPERD is represented by a number of high quality professionals who represent the mission of our organization. Our goal is to recognize the great work being done by teachers across the state. This month we would like to recognize Mason Goad of Powell Valley Elementary and Middle School and Chealsey Baxter of Glenn Martin Elementary. Click here to learn more about Mason and Chealsey.

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Interested in joining TAHPERD this year?  Mail-in 2017-18 Membership Form.

Interested in presenting at the TAHPERD Convention this year?  Online Program Proposal Form now open.

 Learn more about SHAPE America and Building a Heart Healthy School.

Be informed! Find out more about current Physical Education legislation such as the Bowling Bill.

SHAPE America introduces “Strategies for RECESS” in Schools Electronic Toolkit

TAHPERD FALL 2017 Newsletter

TEAM Teacher Evaluation Rubric for Physical Education

Make a Difference – Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart Info

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