563 Miller Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

Fall Conference & Awards Reception


 November 16 & 17, 2017
Radisson Hotel

100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT

Thank you for your commitment to being CT STRONG by being Inclusive and Connected!

Thank you

Conference Planning Chair, Ann Marie Colebrook

President, Jan Bishop; Conference Program Assistant, Marybeth Fede

Conference Site Manager, Diane G. Wright; Office Manager, Kathy Nauber

Exhibits Manager, Amy Gagnon; Reception Manager, Shirley Hughes

Past President, Lisa Galske; President Elect, Karen Bosworth

Vice Presidents: Amanda Amtmanis, John Battista, Katherine Leslie, Jennifer Mitteness

VP Elects: Christie Cardinale, Mike Ginicola, Steve Pernal, Alicia Potash

Exhibitors, Speakers, Volunteers

You all made our Fall Conference successful!


Awards Reception – Thursday, November 16, 2017

Award Recipients

Gibson-Laemel Scholarship – Emily Burg, ECSU

Outstanding New Professional Award – Matthew Harris, Middletown High School; Shannon Puzinski, Har-Bur Middle School, Regional School District #10

Outstanding Program Award – Fill Mr. Hurlburt’s Truck, Janice Skene, Buttonball Elementary School, Glastonbury; Healthy Heroes Challenge, Elementary Physical Education Teachers, Glastonbury Public Schools

Outstanding Program Award Honorable Mention – Survivor, Lisa Kriger, East Lyme Middle School

Recognition Award – John Adamovich, Woodbridge Recreation Department; Michelle Hespeler, Gideon Welles School, Glastonbury

Pathfinder Award – Sally Maher, North Haven High School

Teacher of the Year

Adapted Physical Education: Daniel Kahl, Benhaven School, Wallingford

Elementary Physical Education: Donald Levine, Colchester Elementary

Middle School Physical Education: Geri-Ann Ristow, Rochambeau Middle School, Regional School District #15

Middle School Physical Education: Abigail Wrinn, Windsor Locks Middle School

Professional Honor Awards – Carol Ciotto, CCSU; MaryBeth Fede, SCSU


ATTENTION VENDORS! You are cordially invited to exhibit your products and services at the Fall Conference of The Connecticut Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance to be held November 16 and 17, 2017. Conveniently located off Interstate 91, the Radisson Hotel in Cromwell, CT is the site for this event.
Exhibitors for this two-day conference will set up in the hotel on Thursday before 8:00 a.m. The exhibit period is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.
With a membership near 850 professionals and future professionals representing health and physical education teachers, recreation specialists and dance instructors, our attendance averages 500 each day. Attendees request items to purchase from exhibitors, so please plan accordingly.
Plan to provide special backdrops, extension cords, audiovisual equipment, tape, scissors, etc. as needed. Electricity fee is extra. Exhibitors are solely responsible for transportation, loading and breakdown, display and safety of their exhibits. CTAHPERD reserves the right to make final decisions on all matters relating to exhibits. The application becomes a contract when accepted by CTAHPERD.
The Exhibitor Prospectus provides details about exhibit space fees.

Exhibitor Prospectus