563 Miller Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

Fall Conference & Awards Reception


November 16 & 17, 2017
Radisson Hotel

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!

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 



Melanie Lynch

·         Keynote Speaker and presenter – Thursday, November 16, 2017

·         2016 National Health Teacher of the Year

·         State College Area HS, PA


Amanda Stanec, Ph.D.

·         Keynote speaker and presenter – 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


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