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 lodging block of state rooms is available at the
Country Inn and Suites for $70 per night.  A small number of 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.

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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

Kristi Mally, Ph.D.,
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Patty Zemke, Health Educator, Wausau School District


Active Students are Better Learners

Jo Bailey, SHAPE Teacher of the Year, former Wisconsin Health and Physical Education president, D.C. Everest Physical Education and Health Education Teacher

July 22-23 Workshop Costs

WHPE Member

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
Peer Developed Human Growth and Development Unit of Instruction 
(All day Thursday)​

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 : or print the syllabus.

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.