About Us

Our Zone is made up of members living and/or working in Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington counties. We host monthly meetings, a local conference, and webinars. We invite you to join us and become a part of a diverse and robust organization that continually works to enhance our members knowledge and skills, ensuring their students have the highest quality health and physical education programs possible.


If you have questions, we encourage you to review our webpage or reach out to Jessica Hull, Capital Zone President.

Zone Leadership

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Jessica Hull


Shenendehowa Central School District

Health Education Teacher

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Dustin Verga

Past President

Assistant Principal

Shenendehowa Central School District 

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2022-2023 Capital Zone Board

Capital Zone Conference


2023 Capital Zone Conference was held on

Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Russell Sage College

2023 Capital Zone Conference (300 × 200 px)

Meetings and Minutes

Please join us for the Capital Zone Meetings! 
Click here for meeting details.

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Conference and Webinars

Capital Zone has held a Members Only annual Conference each spring. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, we are hosting a virtual Webinar Series in place of our annual conference.

Pre-registration is required and CTLE hours will be offered.
Click here for program details!

Capital Zone Awards 900


Capital Zone recognizes excellence among our dedicated professionals with our Professional of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Zone Service Award & Amazing Person. We celebrate our outstanding students with the Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Awards and the High School Physical Education Leadership Awards.
Click here to learn more.

2023 Glens Falls Onmikin Grant

Zone Grants

Capital Zone offers annual mini grants to our members. Funds are available for current Zone members for the purpose of funding new or existing physical education, health or dance related programs needs within their school districts. Applicants may apply for up to $700 in total or partial funding in grant requests.
Click here for details and an application.

Capital Zone Photo Gallery

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Get Moving NY

NYS AHPERD Get Moving NY has concluded the 2022 Spring to Health event. Certificates were mailed to participating teachers for presentation to their students.

Congratulations to Frank Healy, New Lebanon JR/SR High School, Capital Zone's 2022 winner.  Frank received a $250 Gopher gift card.

Click here for Get Moving NY details