the lift project
A Free Gift - NYS AHPERD partnered with The Lift Project to provide tools and tips to help you take control of your wellbeing and live a happier more productive life. A $99 value, the Lift Project is being offered at no cost (FREE!) for NYS AHPERD members, their colleagues, students, families and friends – now that’s something to be happy about!
A value we need to teach
These videos capture the extraordinary opportunity, as teachers and coaches, we have to influence our students and athletes about the difference they can make when demonstrating good sportsmanship…
The purpose of NYS AHPERD is to provide inspiration, professional development and leadership opportunities for health and physical educators, higher education professionals and future professionals.
We provide valuable services, guidance, and encouragement to our members.
Professional Development Events
"We need to honor what we know, by sharing the best of what we do teacher to teacher."
Dr. Art Costa and Dr. Bena Kallick
Mission & Vision
Our Mission is to support our members in promoting health and physical literacy for all.
Our Vision is to be the leading resource and advocate for health, physical education, recreation, and dance.
Oh! The places we'll go together! Tag along with us and experience the exhilaration that comes with committing to a cause and inspiring others.
Through our robust awards program, we celebrate excellence in teaching, service, leadership, amazing people for their contributions to our profession, and for sharing joy!
Bylaws & Operating Codes
The functions of NYS AHPERD are driven by our Bylaws and Operating Codes. Click the button to learn more. If you have any questions, please call the NYS AHPERD Central Office at (315) 823-1015
The goal of giving to NYS AHPERD and to our Foundation is to leave a strong and secure legacy for the generation of educators to come.