Alysia Jenkins - 2015 President
Alysia Jenkins is currently a K-5 physical education teacher at Trinity Elementary School in Williamson County Schools. She has taught elementary physical education since 2001. She also served as adjunct faculty at Middle Tennessee State University for two years supervising physical education student-teachers and teaching. Read more...
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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.
2015 TAHPERD Convention Program Proposals
TAHPERD is now accepting program proposals for the 2015 convention in October. The deadline for proposal submission is June 15, 2015. If you are interested in presenting at this year's convention, please complete the online application using the following link: 2015 TAHPERD Convention Program Proposal Form
Middle School PE Grant Opportunity
Tennessee middle schools looking to improve their physical education programs can get a new PE curriculum, training for their teachers and equipment for their students through the Shape the State program of the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation. Find out more.
"Lets Move! Active Schools" Info
SHAPE America is proud and excited to be a part of First
Lady Michelle Obama's 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 2014-2015 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.
*Note*: The online membership option was only available as part of the online convention registration process.
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 that you received via email for the gift membership.