Best Practices in Physical Education & Health Workshop

Mark your Calendars!

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
July 22-24, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Health Enhancement Center (HEC)
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 Sponsored by:

Wisconsin Department of Public InstructionWHPE



Lodging Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Country Inn and Suites at the rate of $70 for single occupancy and $80 for double occupancy. Reservations can be made directly with the hotel through July 14, 2014 by calling 715-345-7000. Make sure to reference the Best Practices Workshop block. If you are tax exempt, the hotel asks that you provide tax exempt information at check in. 

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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 22 Pre-Conferences-check back for more information
WHPE Members $40; Non-members $50


July 23-24 Workshop Costs:

WHPE Member

2013 Workshop Highlights

Keynote Address: Move IT to the Next Level

PJ Jarvis, NASPE National Physical Education Teacher of the Year - Elementary, Opportunity Elementary School, Spokane Valley, WA and Jessica Shawley, NASPE National Physical Education Teacher of the Year-Middle School, Moscow Middle School, Moscow, ID

Physical Education and Health Topics Included:
Common Core and Physical Education
Creative Middle & High School Health Strategies
Eat Healthy, Get Active, Make a Difference
How to Build and Sustain a Quality 21st Century PE Program

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 22-24 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 :

or contact Cathy Scheder, Outreach Program Manager, CPS-Continuing Education, at or at 715-346-3801

WI Undergraduate:

1 credit: TBD

2 credits: TBD

WI Graduate:

1 credit: TBD

2 credits: TBD


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