About Us

Our Zone is made up of members living and/or working in Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins counties. We host monthly meetings from September through June and a local conference in the January. 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 ph


If you have questions, we encourage you to review our webpage or reach out to Helena Baert, Central South Zone President.

Zone Leadership

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Helena Baert


Associate Professor

SUNY Cortland


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Dr. Matthew Madden

Past President

Associate Professor, Department Chair

SUNY Cortland

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Pete Girolamo


Elm Street Elementary School, Waverly CSD (Retired)


2021-2022 Central South Zone Board

Central South Zone Conference

January 21, 2022 | 7:45am - 2:00pm

SUNY Cortland

We are excited to return to an in-person conference in 2022.  

Details will be posted as they become available.

Meetings and Minutes

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

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Conference and Webinars

Central South Zone holds an annual conference for members and non-members each January at SUNY Cortland.

We are looking forward to seeing everyone in 2022!
Click here for details!

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Central South Zone recognizes excellence among our dedicated professionals with our Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Health Teacher of the Year & Amazing Person Awards. We celebrate our outstanding students with our annual Student Leadership Awards.
Click here to learn more.

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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.

Click here for details