North Carolina Adapted Physical Education Association

2021 Officers

President: Ann Hughes, New Hanover County Schools,

President-elect: Ashlie Beavers, Guilford County Schools,

Vice President: Amy Clark, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools


The mission of the NCAPEA is to promote quality adapted physical education services and equal access across the continuum of services for students with disabilities in North Carolina.


NCAPEA awards are presented at the NC SHAPE Convention in November! Come and join us as we honor our award winners! We are very proud of them, and we know you will be too!

Nominations and applications for NCAPEA Awards are accepted at all times of the year. However, the deadline is May 1st of the current year. Nominations or applications made after that date will be considered for the following year. Please take a minute to think of colleagues, teachers, administrators, college students you feel are deserving of recognition.


  1. Provide leadership development opportunities for adapted physical educators to conduct sessions at the NCAAHPERD-SM Convention and other special continuing education programs.
  2. Provide continuing education opportunities via the NCAAHPERD-SM Convention.
  3. Stay current of resources in adapted physical education “Best Practices” and program development including professional development, teacher preparation, and technology.
  4. Increase membership and financial resources to enhance strong APE programs.