COUNCIL OF ADMINISTRATORS SECTION

The Council of Administrators (COA) promotes high standards of administrative leadership in the disciplines of health and physical education. The COA offers their members inspiring and empowering leadership opportunities and programming that encourage excellence in curriculum, instructional strategies and assessment.

Section Leadership

Council of Administrators - Haight, Cathy
Cathy Haight

President

Southern Cayuga High School, Retired

Central South Zone
chaight8@gmail.com

Ron Whitcomb 2019
Ron Whitcomb

Past President

Victor Central Schools, Retired


whitcombr9@gmail.com 

COA Mission Statement

The Council of Administrators (COA) promotes high standards of administrative leadership in the disciplines of health and physical education. The Council of Administrators offers inspiring, creative and empowering leadership opportunities that enhance student physical, social & psychological development. These opportunities also encourage excellence in pedagogy, curriculum, assessment and instructional strategies. Health and Physical Education programs ultimately provide a strong foundation enabling students to achieve at higher levels academically and recognize the importance of health-related physical fitness.

Council of Administrators
Conference

November 17-19, 2021

COA holds an annual conference in conjunction with the
NYS AHPERD Annual Conference in November.

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COA Constitution

& Bylaws

The Council of Administrators Section was Chartered by the NYS Board of Regents in 1964.  The constitution and bylaws were last revised in 2016

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COA Awards

The Council of Administrators Section recognizes excellence among our dedicated professionals with our COA Special Service Award, Ellis H. Champlin Award and Zone Awards. The Director of the Year Award is now given by NYS AHPERD.  

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COA Resources

The Council of Administrators Section has developed several resources for our members.
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Our goals include:

  • Providing professional opportunities for leadership development.
  • Advocating for quality health and physical education programs.
  • Promoting research that supports the positive role our discipline plays providing the knowledge and experience necessary to live a productive and healthy life.
  • Supporting and encouraging enhancements in health education and physical education curriculum, instruction and assessment strategies ensuring positive outcomes for all New York State students.