The ASAHPERD Connection

a monthly web series focusing on key issues within the fields of physical education, health education, sport & exercise science, higher education, research, future professionals, athletics, physical activity. 

Stay tuned for session titles and specific dates/times!

Day/Time Hosted by:
June 14th, 2021 9:30am
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Physical Education Division
Guest speaker:
Emily Sanderson
"Caring for Yourself After a Pandemic"

July 22nd, 2021 6:00pm

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Advocacy Team
Guest Speaker:
Jada Shaffer
"ASAHPERD Advocacy 101: How can I advocate for
my school, my workplace and my students?
Spotlighting the “Good Things” that are happening!"

August 26th, 2021 4:30pm

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Health Education
Guest Speakers: 
Adrienne Coleman and Abimbola Famurewa
"Mental Health First Aid: Developing a Plan for Ourselves and Our Students"


September 2021

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Sport & Exercise Science
Guest Speaker: Dr. Courteney Benjamin

"Optimizing Performance and Safety During Exercise in Heat through Training and Hydration Strategies"

October 20, 2021

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Adapted Physical Education
Guest Speakers: 

Jonathan Thompson (Alabama State Department of Education), Alex Martinez (NCHPAD), Penny Edwards (NCHPAD), Michelle Grenier (NCPEID), Lauren Lieberman (University of Brockport)

"Universal Design for Learning in Physical Education"

November 2021 Physical Activity
December 2021 Athletics

January 2022

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Guest Speaker:

Dr. Claire Mowing (UAB), ASAHPERD Journal Editor, discusses what makes the ASAHPERD Journal unique and how you can be involved.

February 2022

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Health Education

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Jeff Rush

"Recognizing the Signs of a Child Who is Being Trafficked"

March 2022 Research Council

April 2022

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Future Professionals

Featuring Dr. Sherri Huff and ASAHPERD Future Professionals

May 2022

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Physical Education

Featuring Laurence Boite

"Self-care for the selfless- Evidence-based success strategies"

June 2022

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Featuring Dr. Sandra Sims