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We have developed this tool for you to find job opportunities that are available as well as for employers to post positions.


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Teacher of the Year

Meet our 2023 Teacher's of the year.  Do you know someone who should be nomintated for next year?  Nominate them here


We are on X (formerly Twitter) every other week with new topics to discuss and ideas to share.  Checkout our schedule below that we update regularly.

Grant & Scholarship Opportunities

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.
An opportunity for Junior and Senior college undergraduates in the profession who have shown interest and outstanding service may apply for one of the six annual scholarships available.
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.
If you are doing research linked to the K-12 age group and in relation to HPERD, grant opportunities are available for your research.



Teacher of the Year

Awarded to outstanding teachers in the areas of Physical Education, Health, Promising Professional, Dance and Adapted Physical Education.

Administrator Award

This award is for school and district administrators who have shown outstanding advocacy and support for health, physical education, and/or dance.


Steinhaus Professional Associate

Given to individuals outside the fields of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and have contributed outstanding service to the Association.

Quarter Century

Recognizing any current member of IAHPERD who has been actively involved in the profession for 25 years.

Service Award

Given to continuous members who shown outstanding service to the profession.


Pop Horton Award

This award is a reflection of the true spirit of the individual for whom the award is named through a professional life which indicates dedication, leadership  and accomplishments with 25 years or more of continuous service in the organization.

Honor Award

Awarded to continuous members who have made significant contributions to the IAHPERD organization.


Scholar Award

Awarded annually to individuals who have developed an outstanding reputation as a scholar and who has disseminated knowledge in such a way as to benefit the disciplines and professional practices represented within HPERD

Honorary Life Membership

Awarded to individuals who have served the Association (State, District, or National) as president or founder and/or who, in the opinion of the Executive Board, have given outstanding leadership.

Blue Ribbon

This award recognizes school Health and Physical Education programs who have applied and proved to be of an outstanding and excellent nature.
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