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Quality Health & Physical Education (QHPE) Project
Sponsored by: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Regional Professional Development Centers, the Southwest Center for Educational Excellence and the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Support is provided by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Sites and Dates Confirmed for the Spring of 2017 as of this date (January 6, 2017):
Southwest Regional Professional Development Center at Missouri State U. Wed. February 22 Registr. link: http://cbed.missouristate.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp2?&course=170222QHPE
Northeast Regional Professional Development Center at Truman State Wednesday, February 22 link for registration: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=11005&I=2348114
St. Louis Regional Professional Development Center at EducationPlus, Friday, February 24 To be held at EducationPlus headquarters at 4433 Woodson Road, St. Louis 63134
Northwest Regional Professional Development Center in St. Joseph Tuesday, February 28 link for registr.: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=11005&I=2318982
Southeast Regional Professional Development Center at SEMO Monday, March 6 To be held in Recreation Building, Multi-Purpose Room 201 registration link: https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=11005&I=2340781
Kansas City Regional Professional Development Center at UMKC Wednesday, March 8 exact location and registration link to be added soon
Central Regional Professional Development Center at U. of Central Missouri Thursday, March 9
MAXIMIZING LEARNING AND ACHIEVEMENT
This professional learning program for physical educators, health educators, administrators and all school health personnel will benefit from this one-day professional learning opportunity. The focus of this year's Quality Health and Physical Education program will be multi-faceted, with time given to:
- Updates relating to Legislative issues and initiatives
- Technology and web resources for teaching and learning in health education and physical education
- Appropriate practices relating to the curriculum and instructional delivery in health education and physical education
- The Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) http://www.pyfp.org This is the national physical fitness education and assessment program helping schools achieve excellence in physical education and empowering students to be fit for life
- Construction of rubrics for use in student assessments
- The role of cooperation, collaboration, creativity, and cultural competence in the teaching/learning environment
THIS WILL INCLUDE ACTIVITY BASED PROFESSIONAL LEARNING. DRESS TO BE ACTIVE AND PLAN TO BE ENGAGED AND ENERGIZED!
All participants should bring a device (laptop computer, iPad or tablet, or smart phone) to download apps and to complete tasks during the presentations.
QHPE Professsional Development Session Objectives– 2017
This session is designed to:
- Development of awareness regarding possible legislative issues affecting school programs and the need to advocate for quality programs
- Provide technological and web-based practices and sources appropriate to promoting quality health education and physical education in schools and communities
- Align current individual and school curricula and instructional strategies with documented appropriate practices relating to the curriculum, instructional delivery, assesments, and positive learning climate
- Provide insights into approved assessment techniques related to fitness testing practices
- Provide resources and guidelines for educating students on all aspects of fitness education
- Provide guidelines for the development of rubrics to be used in standards-based assessments
- Provide guidelines for developing cultural competence in all interactions in school and in ways to promote creativity in collaborative learning
Promotional materials will be included in future eblasts to all MOAHPERD members, as well as the updating of confirmed dates and locations on this site. Further, each Regional Professional Development Center will promote these activities through their contact and outreach capabilities.