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Convention News

  • IAHPERD Convention 2018 +

    Be the Champion

    November 15 - 16, 2018

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When you clean out your equipment rooms, garage, or any areas you may have GENTLY USED or even NEW equipment that you would like to PASS FORWARD to another school. Click here for more information.

To view the available equipment, click here

What is the Northeastern District Highlight School Program?

  • It is an opportunity to spotlight a segment of your Physical Education and/or health program.
  • It is an opportunity to recognize the importance of Physical Education and health.
  • It is an opportunity to recognize individuals who play an important role in promoting physical education, health, fitness and wellness.
  • It is an opportunity to share innovative programs at building and district levels, local and state, as well as build community awareness of the importance of physical education and health.

Who can become a Highlight School?

  • Any elementary, middle and high school in the Northeastern District can apply for the Highlight School Program.
  • The educator(s) who are highlighting the program must be a current IAHPERD member(s).

What is the deadline to present a program to be considered as a Highlight School Program?

A program MUST be submitted by May 1st. Winners will be notified by June 1st. Award winners will be invited to the NED Fall Awards Banquet in October.

What criteria are used to determine if the program qualifies as a Highlight School Program?

A segment of the total program which demonstrates particular merit in one of more of the following categories:

  • Creative new ideas, techniques or teaching styles
  • Promotion of health and wellness
  • Methodology
  • Innovative assessment tools for student knowledge and performance
  • Innovative use of equipment and facility
  • A connection to student diversity and population
  • Community involvement and public relations
  • An overall excitement displayed for something new
  • A strong desire to share your expertise

SIGN UP YOUR PROGRAM NOW!!

Request an application, direct questions or send paperwork to Highlight Program Chair:
Kaitlyn Hall
khall@d124.org 

 

Click here for the application

Conferences

  • Pump Up P.E. Trainings +

    professional development program that trains P.E. teachers to implement high-quality enhanced physical education programs in Illinois that prepare students for a lifetime of health and fitness.
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  • DUPAGE COUNTY INSTITUTE +

    The day will provide many other outstanding presentations with a well-rounded program for Physical Education, Health and Driver Education..
    March 2, 2018
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Grants

  • Program Enhancement
  • Scholarships
Do you have an idea for your program that will greatly benefit your students but don't have the funds needed for equipment? Apply for an IAHPERD Program Enhancement Grant and you may get the money needed to get your program going? Read More
IAHPERD scholarships that are available for Physical Education, Health Education and Recreation students who qualify. IAHPERD will award five scholarships of $1,500.00 each and one scholarship of $2,000.00 to the student who qualifies as the most outstanding applicant. Read More

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