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.

Latest News

Interested in joining TAHPERD this year?  Mail-in 16-17 Membership Form now Available.

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

Please fill out this short 2016 TAHPERD Convention Survey

TAHPERD Fall 2016 Newsletter

TN First to the Top Teacher Evaluation Rubric

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

Upcoming Events

SHAPE National Convention in Boston, March 14-18, 2017

American Heart Association Lobby Day, Nashville, March 22, 2017


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