563 Miller Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

Current Workshops


Questions: Connie Kapral, Executive Director, ckapral@ctahperd.org or 860.644.9206

School Health Education Conference

August 3-4, 2017 – Salem, MA

Sponsored by the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Keynote Speaker: Pam Garramone, Positive Psychology Speaker and Coach

Guest Speaker: 2016 SHAPE America National Health Educator of the Year – Melanie Lynch

Further information on the MAHPERD website

CTAHPERD Summer Workshop

August 10, 2017 – Floyd Little Athletic Center, 480 Sherman Parkway, New Haven, CT

This workshop is appropriate for K-12 health and physical education teachers at all grade levels. As a result of the professional development survey conducted earlier this year, CTAHPERD presents topics identified as important to members:

Adapted Physical Education K-12

Large group activities K-12

Skill based Health Education


8:30 am – 8:45 am – Check in/Registration

8:45 am – Introductions

9:00 am -10:15 am Adapted Physical Education – Speaker: Barbara Brooks, New London Public Schools

Topics Include: instruction and assessment to address standards, how to modify instruction to teach lifetime skills, how to work effectively with paraprofessionals.

10:15 am – 10:30 am Break/Light Refreshments

10:30 am – 11:45 am Health & Physical Education – Speakers: Kate Egan & Marissa Wengell, Glastonbury Public Schools

Part 1: Learn how to challenge and motivate your students with these simple and fun dance activities for your PE program that can be implemented across grades and ability levels. Be prepared to participate!

Part 2: Are you confused about skills-based health education, but too embarrassed to admit it? If you are, you are not alone! Join us in a judgement-free discussion designed to leave you feeling confident in bringing ideas back to your school.

11:45 am – 12:00 pm Sharing, Wrap Up and Evaluations

*Schedule Subject to Change and Further Addition of Speakers*



Connecticut’s Cadre of Physical Education Trainers
Physical Education Summer Workshop
August 17, 2017 – 8:30-11:30 – Sheehan High School 142 Hope Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492Making Sense of Mastery-Based Learning in PE

Trainer: Ed Manfredi