Best Practices in Physical Education & Health Workshop


Mark your Calendars!

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
July 21-23, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Dreyfus University Center (DUC)
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Sponsored by:

Wisconsin Department of Public InstructionWHPE 

Lodging Information:

A small number of single suite rooms remain available at the
Country Inn and Suites for $80 per night.  Additional suites may be available at rates starting at $119 per night.  Please call 715-345-7000 for reservations. Mention that you are with the Best Practices Workshop group.  The block will be held until June 20, 2015.

An additional block of rooms is available at the Comfort Suites, 300 Division Street North.  Single and double occupancy rooms are $70 per night and extra people are $10 per person.  Please call 715-341-6000 for reservations and mention the UWSP Best Practices block.  Rooms will be held until June 15, 2015.
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Nearby camping is available at
Rivers Edge Campground, Inc.

Information about the
Stevens Point Area​​

​Goals of the Workshop:​​​
  • develop skills to enhance their ability to excite young people about their physical and nutritional health.
  • incorporate teaching strategies to improve instructional practice in their field of physical and health education.
  • incorporate cutting-edge techniques on ways to connect physical activity and healthy nutrition into their daily lives.
Membership Cost

July 21 Pre-Conferences
WHPE Members $40; Non-members $50

Educator Effectiveness - Using Year 1 to Propel Us Forward (9 a.m. -  4p.m.)
Kristi Mally, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Patty Zemke, Health Educator, Wausau School District

The Great Body Shop (9 a.m. - 4p.m.)
Patricia Steward,
Program Consultant, The Children's Health Market, The Great Body Shop

Active Students are Better Learners (1 - 4 p.m.)
Jo Bailey, SHAPE Teacher of the Year, former Wisconsin Health and Physical Education president, D.C. Everest Physical Education and Health Education Teacher
WHPE Member Fee: $20; Non Member Fee: $25 

July 22-23 Workshop Costs

WHPE Member

Register On-Line

2015 Workshop Highlights


Keynote Address: Wellness Education in the 21st Century: Are we Ready for a Challenge?


Deb Tackmann, Fall Creek School District and education consultant


Physical Education and Health Topics Included:
Keep Dance Alive in our Schools
Standards Based Assessment in PE - Are My Students Learning and How do I know?
Learn to Move and Move with a Purpose
Technology in PE
Yoga for PE
Healthy APPtitude
Outrageous Teaching Techniques in Mental and Emotional Health!
Integrating Mindfulness
Let's Talk About Sex and the National Sexuality Education Standards

Annual Picnic Sponsored by US Games

For questions about registration please contact:
UWSP Continuing Education



Credit Option & Tuition Costs 

Cost is in addition to workshop Costs


HLED 397/597, Sec. 79, (1 or 2 credits) 

or PED 397/597, Sec. 79, (1 or 2 credits) 

Participants may take the course under the HLED or PED prefix. 

Note that these courses will be available only for the July 21-23 Best Practices in Physical Education and Health Workshop. Participants interested in this course must register for the Best Practices workshop. Tuition for this course is in addition to the workshop registration fee. 

Registration for credit will take place the first morning of the workshop. For more information, visit :​

contact with any questions.


WI Undergraduate:

1 credit: $277.53

2 credits: $555.06


WI Graduate: 

1 credit: $432.02 

2 credits: $864.04 

Payment Method: Check or Money order payable to UWSP for the full amount.​​