November 2 - 4, 2017
2017 NCAAHPERD-SM Convention
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Dates: November 2-4, 2017 (Thursday - Saturday)
Background: Please join us as we celebrate the 69th Annual NCAAHPERD-SM Convention! The venue for this anticipated annual event is the Benton Convention Center - "reinvented" and ready for you to experience! Located in beautiful downtown Winston-Salem, the entire NCAAHPERD-SM Board is ready to welcome you to another exciting professional development experience.
Our Theme: This year's theme is "Healthy, Active, & Fit," because nothing can be finer than being Healthy, Active and Fit in North Carolina. North Carolina AAHPERD-SM provides a unique opportunity to renew and refresh your teaching methods and professional outlook.
Meet Your Keynoter - Dr. Curt Hinson! We are excited and thrilled to have Dr. Curt Hinson as our keynoter. Curt has presented in all 50 states and abroad. Always in demand as a presenter, he is a former Delaware Physical Education Teacher of the Year as well as a SHAPE America Eastern District Teacher of the Year. His lively and upbeat presentations are his hallmark!
His practical approaches to teaching, non-stop games and activities for all, and ultra-high energy levels have established him as an educator you do not want to miss!
He is also the author of three teacher-endorsed books: Fitness for Children; Games Kids Should Play at Recess; and 6-Steps to a Trouble-free Playground. He is also in great demand for his “Trouble-free Playground” recess program and the “Dr. Recess” assembly program. Curt has been featured in the Wall Street Journal; Disney’s Family Fun magazine; and on the Fox News Network.
Friday's Keynote is Michelle Kasold, an Olympian Field Hockey athlete.
CEU Information: Continuing Education Units are provided for each day of attendance. For example, individuals who attend all three days can receive up to 1.5 CEU's as seen below:
Thursday: .6 CEU's,
Friday: .6 CEU's, and
Saturday: .3 CEU's
Again, if you attend all three days you can receive up to 1.5 CEU's. If you attend Thursday and Friday you can receive up to 1.2 CEU's; and if you attend Friday and Saturday up to .9 CEU's.
Literacy and Technology Credits: Literacy and Technology Credits are available as part of your daily CEU's, but they are not in addition to your CEU's for the day. For example, if you attend 5 literacy sessions, you can receive .5 Literacy CEU's and .1 Healthful Living CEU, to make up a total of .6 CEU's. You will be able to see a complete list of sessions eligible for literacy and technology credit in the Convention Program Book at registration.
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