Join us down the Shore for the best content-specific professional development in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance!
The 98th Annual NJAHPERD Convention will be held on February 26-28, 2017, at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch. The huge ballrooms and activity spaces meet our growing needs and the view of the ocean is absolutely fantastic! The site is directly on the beach, has easy access from the Garden State Parkway, and is surrounded by shops and restaurants within walking distance.
Sessions are planned to focus on lifetime sports and activities, fitness education, technology, dance, health, inclusion, assessment and many other topics to provide you with 21st Century resources. National, Eastern District and NJAHPERD Teachers of the Year from Elementary, Middle and High School levels will share their expertise and will motivate you to return to your students with new ideas to promote lifetime wellness.
The Pre-Convention offerings on Sunday include SPARK Elementary Training,
Health Education and On Bike Education.
Featured Speakers include State, District and National Teachers of the Year:
Sharlow 2016 National Adapted Physical Education
Maria Royals 2016 National Dance Teacher of the Year
Melanie Lynch 2016 National Health Teacher of the Year
Beverly Schmitz Marhevka 2015 MAHPERD Adapted Physical Education Teacher
Betty Ann Fish 2015 National Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Brian Devore 2014 Southern District Elementary Teacher of the Year
Amanda Amtmanis 2014 CT Elementary Teacher of the Year
Amy Prior 2014 Southern District Health Education Teacher of the Year
Amy Gagnon, 2010 Eastern District Elementary Teacher of the Year
Edward "Ted" Olsen 2016 NJAHPERD Elementary Teacher of the Year
Lois Joyce 2016 NJAHPERD Middle School Teacher of the Year
Mark Freidrich 2016 NJAHPERD High School Teacher of the Year
Barbara Brady, 2016 NJAHPERD Dance Teacher of the Year
Susan Toth, 2014 SHAPE America Eastern District Middle School Teacher of the Year
Kim Catalfamo, 2014 SHAPE America Eastern District Adapted Teacher of the Year
Fran Cleland, SHAPE America President Elect
Irene Cucina, AAHPERD Past President
Carol Ciotto, SHAPE America Eastern District Executive Director
Ellen Benham, SHAPE America Eastern District President
Keynote Speaker Ron Malm, Focused Fitness
#QPE: The Ultimate Sales Job!
The Exhibitors promise to offer the most current products and services available. You will have an opportunity to purchase equipment at discounted prices and participate in the Grande Finale Event. Thousands of dollars worth of equipment for your school's program will be raffled. You must be present to win!
Free parking and your morning coffee will be available compliments of NJAHPERD. Bring a clean flash drive (remove anything you want to save before you come to the convention) and we will upload all convention speakers' handouts for you - free of charge! OR purchase a fully loaded flash drive onsite for $10.
NJAHPERD is committed to providing the most current, quality professional development to improve health, physical education and wellness programs in our schools. Submit your request for educational leave as soon as possible and register online. Share your passion for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, and Sports & Athletics.
Come to the Jersey Shore on February 26-28, 2017 and participate in this exciting professional development experience and leave with new tools to help you increase your teaching effectiveness.
Registration Form For Purchase Order Approval
Monday, February 27, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ocean Place Resort & SpaOne Ocean BoulevardLong Branch, New Jersey 07740800-411-7321
NJAHPERD Convention Planning Committee
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