This conference will be virtual!
This conference will focus on best practices in school health education and the implementation of K-12 school health education programs at the district level. Sessions will address student health issues, as well as delivery and practical applications of school health education programs.
Registration Open to All 50 States!
Keynote Speaker ~ Jeff Perrotti
Jeff Perotti is the founding director of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education‘s Safe Schools Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Students. He is the co-author, with Kim Westheimer, of When the Drama Club is not Enough (Beacon Press, 2001), and he facilitated the development of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education‘s pioneering Guidance on Gender Identity. He also developed the instructor’s materials for the McGraw-Hill textbook, Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America. Jeff has conducted numerous workshops on sexual orientation and gender identity for school administrators, counselors, nurses, coaches, teachers, parents, and students. Jeff has assisted many schools and families in orchestrating a thoughtful, comprehensive, and successful process when transgender students are transitioning their gender. For several years Jeff has taught and advised students at Harvard University, where he has received several awards for excellence in teaching. Jeff has appeared on Italian Rai International Radio, ESPN, 20/20 with Anderson Cooper, and in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Harvard Ed. Magazine.
2021 SHAPE National Health Teacher of the Year
MAHPERD Health Teacher of the Year 2020
Health Educator, Danvers Public Schools, Danvers, MA
San Francisco Unified School District~ Health Education Content Specialist Recipient of the CAHPERD Health Education Leadership Award
Dr. Heather Van Mullem
Chair/Professor ~ Movement & Sport Sciences
Lewis-Clark State College
Health and Life Skills Teacher Brecksville-Broadview Hts. Middle School
2021 SHAPE Midwest Health TOY
2019 Ohio Health TOY
And many more! Make your plans to attend this wonderful virtual event!
Participants must be a current MAHPERD member if you are from Massachusetts. All other state's HPERD associations have reciprocity. You must be a current member in your state association. We do not have a reciprocal agreement with Shape America.
*If you are from an Allied Health Profession (nurse, therapist, counselor etc) or an educational administrator (principal, superintendent, Dept Head not in the Health & PE field) the membership requirement is waived.
A Health Conference Program with ZOOM links will be emailed to all registered participants by July 30th. Some emails are blocked by aggressive spam filters. Please check you spam/junk folder. If you haven't received your program with ZOOM links by Monday, August 2nd please contact Bill Riley