a professional membership service organization comprised of a strong, vibrant group of committed, dynamic members who care deeply about their teaching, students, athletes and their school communities.

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.

About Us

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.

Member Benefits

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


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Get Involved

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.

Our Association Believes in...

Leadership & Loyalty
Integrity & Transparency
Respect for Diversity
Quality Service
Gratitude &
Enduring Friendships...


Save the Date


NOVEMBER 20 - 23, 2024



2024 Central Western Zone Conference

Mar 01, 2024 8:00AM—1:00PM

SUNY Brockport 350 Campus Drive Brockport, NY 14420

Southeastern Zone March Workshop

Mar 05, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Manhattan College 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy Bronx, NY 10471

2024 Capital Zone Conference

Mar 07, 2024 7:30AM—2:30PM

Russell Sage College 56 1st Street Troy, NY 12180

2024 Central North Zone Conference

Mar 15, 2024 8:30AM—1:30PM

VVS High School Verona, NY 13478

2024 Nassau Zone Conference

Mar 22, 2024 7:00AM—1:30PM

Adelphi University 1 South Avenue Garden City, NY 11530

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