2017 KAHPERD Professional Development Workshops
We are pleased to announce the following national and international workshop presenters for this year's KAHPERD fall conference. These workshops are specially planned professional development opportunities for Sunday November 12th and Monday November 13th at the Embassy Suites Lexington, KY. These sessions are all planned outside of the normal instructional day so that they can count towards required annual professional development hours. After registering and paying for the the full convention, these sessions are available for no additional charge. Note: Monday the 12th and Tuesday the 13th will feature our normal breakout sessions between 8 AM and 3 PM that cannot count as professional development hours (unless your district has a local policy that allows otherwise).
Shannon Maly, SHAPE America FitnessGram trainer
Sunday 1-4 PM
The Functional FitnessGram
This workshop provides an introduction to the FitnessGram program. The workshop begins with an overview of the fundamental aspects that make FitnessGram the most widely used tool in the world. Participants will also gain hands-on experience with the FItnessGram software and all it has to offer.

Lisa Perry, PE/PA Senior Advisor Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Sunday 2-4 PM
Learn to Move, Move to Learn
Participants will learn strategies and get ideas to successfully infuse physical activity into the classroom no matter the subject area or grade level. Participants will leave this session with the tools, resources and strategies that are sure to get students moving and learning more.

Melanie Levenberg, Program Director DANCEPL3Y
Monday 3-6 PM
Teaching Dance for Understanding (TDfU) offers educators a simple framework and activities that optimize student engagement, physical activity, positive thinking, group work, and creative thinking skills. This active learning workshop goes through the 6 Phases of the TDfU framework where educators learn how to implement engaging, relevant and physically-active plans and units. Participants will explore a variety of dance genres (Hip Hop, African, Bollywood, Tango etc.) and learn how to lead simple dances using an interACTIVE class style. Teachers will also gain an understanding of different ways to assess outcomes for National and State Standards in Physical Education and Dance. Get Assessment Rubrics for Phys Ed and Dance curricula, PLUS Tutorial Videos, Choreography Notes and Lesson Ideas!

Jessica Lawrence, Director Cairn Guidance
Monday 3-6 PM
Skills-Based Health Education
This 3-hour, session will provide health educators with the opportunity to begin to build or improve an instructional unit for their K-12 classroom. Participants will be introduced to and use a variety of resources and tools, including health education rubrics, CDCs Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) and RMC Health’s Health Skills Models. Participants will have the opportunity to review quality health education assessments from other educators and practice using rubrics to score student work. An assessment development toolkit will be shared that will provide support to educators on how to develop and implement quality assessments that allow students to demonstrate skills, not just knowledge gained.

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