About Us

Our Zone is made up of members living and/or working in  Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties. We host monthly meetings from September through June and a local conference on Election Day as well as many other events. 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 Donn Tobin, Southeastern Zone President.

Congratulations to our

2023 Southeastern Zone Elementary/Middle School

PE Leadership Award winners.

Click the link below to view a very special congratulatory message.

Zone Leadership

Tobin, D 2021
Donn Tobin


Physical Education Teacher
Lakeview Elementary School
Southeastern Zone

Contact Donn!

Sherman, L 2021
Lisa Sherman

Past President

Health Education Teacher

White Plains Public Schools

Contact Lisa!

Drago, Christine 2022 - website
Christine Drago


Physical Education Teacher

PS 20 Anna Silver

Contact Christine!

2023-2024 Southeastern Zone Board

Southeastern Zone Conference

Join us for the 2023 SEZ Conference

November 7, 2023

White Plains High School

2023 SEZ Conference Logo
We are excited to welcome John Jones as our Featured Presenter!
John will be offering 3 programs, Quick Games for Fun & Fitness, Omnikin Fun for Everyone & Free Tech to Enhance Teaching!

Additional Presenters include:
Gina Carlone & Samantha Yannuzzi, Blindbrook HS
Meghan Vlad, Eastchester MS
Christina Collins, Manhattanville College
Jessica Rosa, City School District of New Rochelle
Karen Bonanno, Woodland Middle School
Tom Gelardi, PS 173, 2022 NYS AHPERD Elementary PE Teacher of the Year
Playworks NY/NJ Region
Brie Walker, Breathe for Change
Kevin Yarnell and Pam Gunther, Fit and Fun Playscapes

Click here for the draft program grid

DIRECTORS: We are happy to offer a streamlined registration process for Districts registering and paying for ALL, (or most) of their teachers.

Click here and make a copy of the District Registration form then follow the instructions to register your teachers.

The deadline for submitting district registrations is October 23rd!

Meetings and Minutes

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

SEZ Conf

Conference and Webinars

Southeastern Zone holds an annual conference for members and non-members each Fall as well as periodic webinars and Care to Share programs.

Click here to learn more.

SEZ Awards 2


Southeastern Zone recognizes excellence among our dedicated professionals with our  Teacher of the Year & Amazing Person awards. We celebrate our outstanding students with the SEZ elementary/middle school Physical Education Student Leadership Awards.
Click here to learn more.

SEZ grants 2

Mini Grants

The Southeastern Zone offers mini-grants that can help to fund your innovative projects! SEZ members can apply for a chance to receive grant funding up to $1,000.00!

Click here for details and an application.

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Events and Activities

The Southeastern Zone plans additional events and activities throughout the year.


A Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament is held in the winter.  Details and an application will be emailed to current SEZ members prior to the event.

Click here to learn more.

Southeastern 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 Dawn Turpin, Oak Grove Elementary School, SEZ's 2022 winner.  Dawn received a $250 Gopher gift card forher school.

Click here for Get Moving NY details