2015 Southwest District Convention

Learn to Move - Move to Learn!

uahperd logoLogo-district-southwestJune 16-20, 2015
Park City, Utah
Co-hosted by UAHPERD

Keynote Presenter
Steve Jefferies, SHAPE America President-Elect, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

Convention Highlights

Pre-convention workshops on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Preparing PA & PE Movers and Shakers: Physical Activity Leader (PAL) Training
The first of its kind, the Physical Activity Leader (PAL) Learning System is a cutting-edge, all-inclusive professional development resource within the Let's Move! Active Schools framework. Adaptable to individual school environments, the 12-month PAL Learning System develops and supports individuals who will champion an effort to ensure 60 minutes a day of physical activity for all school-age youth. The dynamic, action-focused PAL Learning System begins with a one-day in person leadership workshop which is followed by unlocking access to a vibrant online learning community. Participants leave with:

  • The formula and tools for making sustainable change and shifting the culture
  • Data that makes the case for a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) 
  • Leadership skills to engage colleagues and the community 
  • A personalized implementation and action plan
  • Knowledge to be an ambassador for their profession

lmas-letsmove-logoThe best part about PAL Training? It is FREE. Interested in joining the upcoming PAL Training at the Southwest District Convention? Registration is limited and on a first come first served basis. Information will be coming soon!

Essentials of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP)
This free, full-day workshop will give you everything you need to know about PYFP, a national model for fitness education. PYFP includes a health-related fitness assessment and educational and motivational tools to support educators and empower students to adopt an active lifestyle. From this workshop you'll be able to integrate the program with your current physical education program, to assess, track and award youth fitness and physical activity.

Post-convention Coaching Clinics on Saturday, June 20, 2015

Basketball – Clinic Director: Chic Hess and James Perry
Soccer – Clinic Director: Robyn Bretzing