Best Practices in Physical Education & Health Workshop

Registration is now closed. 

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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

The lodging block of state rooms at the Country Inn and Suites is full.  There may be some limited availability for individual nights, but not for two and three night reservations. A small number of suites may be available at rates starting at $119 per night.  Call 715-345-7000 to check on any remaining availability. 

Additional lodging is now available at the Comfort Suites, located at 300 Division Street North.  Rooms are available at the state rate for single occupancy.  Call the Comfort Suites at 715-341-6000 to make reservations.  Please reference the UWSP Best Practices room block to get the rate.  Rooms will be available until June 30, 2014.

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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-Registration is closed
WHPE Members $40; Non-members $50

Navigating Educator Effectiveness in Physical Education and Health Education

Kristi Mally, Ph.D.,
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Brett Fuller, Milwauke Public Schools, and Deb Tackmann, Fall Creek School District.

Clearing the Hurdles of Sex Ed:  Addressing Barriers and Building Skills

Elizabeth Schroeder, Ed.D., Elizabeth Schroeder Consulting, Montclair, N.J.

How to Increase Student Activity During the School Day by Implementing Active Schools: Core 4+

Jon Morgan, Department of Health Services, Pam Kutcher, Paul Zettel, Milwaukee Public Schools, Vicki Dohr, Molly Messner, and Kayla Schumacher, Neenah Joint School District, Ben Bauer, New Berlin School District, and Amy Miller, Oregon School District

July 23-24 Workshop Costs-Registration is closed

WHPE Member

2014 Workshop Highlights

Keynote Address: Creating and Environment for Active Participation

Laurie Frank, GOAL Consulting, Madison, Wis.

Physical Education and Health Topics Included:
Using Heart Rate Technology as an Assessment Tool
Lesson Planning - Going Beyond the Sticky Note
21st Century Physical Education Tips and Tricks
Flippin' for Health Education
Standards Based Assessment
Adaptive PE Goals and Assessments

Annual Picnic and Special Keynote Sponsored by US Games
Keynote: Superheroes for Health - We Can't Afford to "Weight"

Jim DeLine, Gym Solutions, Manor, Texas

Special Thursday Afternoon Session: Advocating for your Program
1-4 p.m., July 24

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 print the syllabus.

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

WI Undergraduate:

1 credit: $299.53

2 credits: $569.06

WI Graduate:

1 credit: $461.57

2 credits: $893.14


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