563 Miller Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

Fall Conference & Awards Reception


 November 21 & 22, 2019
Red Lion Hotel Cromwell

100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT



Conference Program Chair Karen Bosworth has chosen a theme that unites all of us! We teach our students about the connections between happiness and health every day in the classroom, field or gymnasium through thoughtful lessons and dynamic programs. Submit your proposal for a lecture or activity session TODAY!

2018 Fall Conference


2018 Award Recipients!

Gibson Laemel Scholarship ~ Luke Clavet, ECSU; Amy Gagne, CCSU









Young Advocate Award ~ Bronson Starsiak, Simsbury High School









Outstanding Program Awards ~ Danielle McCauley & Joe Velardi, Pomperaug High School; Amanda Torres, West Shore Middle School, Milford









Recognition Award for Advocacy and Support ~ Macdonough Elementary School Staff, Middletown








Pathfinder Award ~ Kathleen M. Walling (posthumously)








Teacher of the Year Awards ~ Tracy Tyrrell, Elementary School PE, Wallingford Public Schools; Bryan Plona, Middle School PE, Berlin Public Schools









Honorary Layman Award ~ Andrew Chasse, Hansoo Taekwondo, Glastonbury









Professional Merit Award ~ Michelle Failla, Newtown Public Schools









Professional Service Award ~ Deborah Petruzzello, Middletown Public Schools









Professional Service Award ~ Darren Robert, Eastern CT State University









Professional Honor Award ~ Edward Manfredi, Farmington Public Schools











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 21 and 22, 2019. Conveniently located off Interstate 91, the Red Lion Cromwell Hotel in Cromwell, CT is the site for this event.
Exhibitors for this two-day conference will set up in the hotel on Wednesday evening or 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 800 professionals and future professionals representing health and physical education teachers, recreation specialists and dance instructors, our attendance averages 425 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.

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