Convention 2019
November 21 - 22, 2019
Pheasant Run Resort
St. Charles, Illinois
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Teachers of the Year 2018

Lisha Fee 
Young Professional P.E.

Tara McCarthy        
Adapted P.E.

Adam Metcalf  
Elementary P.E.

Dr. David Malone  
Middle School P.E.

Grants & 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?

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  • Junior and Senior undergraduates are eligible for one of six scholarships.

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  • If you are doing research linked to the K-12 age group and in relation to HPERD, grant opportunities are available

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  • Professional members currently working in the fields of HPERD can apply for a scholarship that will pay for them to attend the annual SHAPE America Conference

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Governmental Affairs Update

May 6, 2019
Governmental Affairs Update

Senate Bill 1189 and House Bill 2234 passed out of their respective Education Committees.

  • SB1189 and HB2234 do three things:
  • provides for 150 minutes of physical education per week for elementary school students
  • provides for 225 minutes of physical education per week for middle and junior high school students
  • changes the current waiver system, which allows for five-year waivers renewable indefinitely, to a two-year waiver renewable twice after the initial waiver for a total of six years, after six year a waiver may be obtained for districts in financial duress.