About Us

Our Zone is made up of members living and/or working in Nassau county. We host monthly meetings from September through June and a local conference in the Spring. 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 Henry Opperman, Nassau Zone President.

Zone Leadership

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Henry Opperman


High School Health & Physical Education Teacher

Uniondale Union Free School District

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Charlie Rizzuto

Past President

High School Health and Physical Education Teacher

Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD


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Tara Nelsen


2023-2024 Nassau Zone Board

Nassau Zone Conference

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The 2023 Nassau Zone Conference was a success.  Details about the 2024 conference will be posted when they are available.

Meetings and Minutes

Please join us for the Nassau Zone Meetings!  
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Conference and Webinars

Nassau Zone has held an annual conference for members and non-members each March.


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Nassau Awards 2021


The Nassau Zone of NYS AHPERD recognizes that there are many "unsung heroes" in our profession who make exemplary contributions to our students, schools, and communities. We seek to recognize deserving individuals in the following categories: Elementary PE, Middle School PE, Secondary PE, Adapted PE, Health Education and Higher Education Teacher of the Year Awards, Dance Educator, PE Director, and Coaching Recognition Awards and the Nassau Zone Service Award.

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Mini Grants

Nassau Zone offers Mini-Grants to provide financial assistance to current NYS AHPERD members for the implementation of quality Physical Education and Health programs. The Nassau Zone recognizes the professionalism and dedication of its members and encourages applications for these grants.


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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 Henry Opperman, Uniondale High School, Nassau Zone's 2022 winner.  Henry received a $250 Gopher gift card to use for his school.

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