ANNUAL FALL CONFERENCE
November 16 & 17, 2017
100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT
Today more than ever we must advocate for the development and sustainability of quality programs in health, physical education, recreation and dance. We have a professional obligation to design programs and curriculum that challenge and engage all students to prepare them to live healthy lives. We must align with the SHAPE America 50 Million Strong Initiative to ensure that all students know what it means to be active and healthy for life.
Let’s make a commitment to being CT STRONG by being Inclusive and Connected!
FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS!
You are encouraged to make a presentation at the conference. Do you have a lesson idea or activity that is engaging and exciting? Share your knowledge and expertise with other professionals! SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL ONLINE HERE
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED!
· Keynote Speaker and presenter – Thursday, November 16, 2017
· 2016 National Health Teacher of the Year – SHAPE America
· Keynote speaker – Friday, November 17, 2017
· Ph.D. in Kinesiology from Curry School of Education at University of Virginia
· Founder of Move Live Learn; committed to helping people live healthier lives
Andrew Chasse – Self Defense – Thursday
Carrie Flint – Fitness for the Body & Brain – Thursday; Get Em Up! Moving & Learning – Friday
Charla Tedded Krahnke – Implementing Formative Assessments In Your Daily Physical Education Program – Thursday; Sport Education: Empowering Your Students Toward Success – Friday (sponsored by US Games)
James Malley – Keeping it Cool: A Mindful Pathway to Emotional Self-Control – Thursday
Martha Goldstein-Schultz – LGBTQQA: What does all that mean anyway? – Both Days
Teachers of the Year – State – District – National
Amanda Amtmanis – CTAHPERD Elementary PE TOY 2014
Carol Ciotto – CTAHPERD Elementary PE TOY 1998
Kate Egan – CTAHPERD and Eastern District SHAPE America Health TOY 2016
Amy Gagnon – CTAHPERD and Eastern District SHAPE America Elementary PE TOY 2009
Ginny Mislick King – CTAHPERD High School PE TOY 2016
Melissa Patterson – CTAHPERD Elementary PE TOY 2016
Sanford Pilz – CTAHPERD Middle School PE TOY 2016
John Smith – 1989 National Elementary PE TOY, Flaghouse National Consultant
Charla Tedder Krahnke – 2013 National High School PE TOY, US Games National Consultant
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.