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 Dustin Verga, Capital Zone President.

Zone Leadership

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Dustin Verga

President

Assistant Principal

Shenendehowa Central School District vergdust@shenschools.org

Relyea, Allison
Allison Relyea

Past President

NYS AHPERD Board of Directors

Physical Education Teacher

Guilderland High School
relyeaa@guilderlandschool.net

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Jessica Hull

President-Elect

Shenendehowa Central School District

Health Education Teacher
hulljess@shenschools.org

2021-2022 Capital Zone Board

Capital Zone

Conferece & Webinars

Capital Zone holds periodic webinars throughout the year as well as an annual conference for members traditionally in the Spring.

Details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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 2021 conference. We will offer a monthly one hour webinar for NYS AHPERD members. Pre-registration is required and CTLE hours will be offered.
Click here for program details!

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Awards

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.

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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.

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Get Moving NY

NYS AHPERD Get Moving NY Presents: Spring to Health, the 2021 Get Moving NY event was held in April, and May 2021.

Congratulations to Capital Zone's winners Terry Gendron from Cohoes Middle School and Frank Healy from New Lebanon JR/SR High School.  Terry and Frank each won a $250 Gopher gift card to use on items for their PE programs

Click here for details