2022 Best Practices in Health and Physical Education
July 20-21, 2022 | 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Online via Zoom


Wednesday, July 20, 2022 and Thursday, July 21, 2022 | 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
A Virtual Event via Zoom

​Details


The Best Practices in Health and Physical Education Conference will be virtual this year. This virtual conference will feature paid group curriculum coaching and free connection sessions.

Registration Information


Wednesday Curriculum Writing Session - $25
Wednesday Connections Sessions - FREE but registration is required.

Thursday Curriculum Writing Session - $25
Thursday Connection Sessions - FREE but registration is required.



Please be sure to register by July 1st, 2022 to be included in the Curriculum Writing Sessions. 

​Wednesday, July 20, 2022

 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Wednesday Curriculum Writing Session

Choose either Physical Education or Adapted Physical Education Curriculum Writing Session. 

​Physical Education 

Level 1 Skill Focus

    • Backwards Design
    • Implementing standards-based instruction
    • Equitable instruction and assessment 

Level 2 Skill Focus

    • Universal Design for Learning/Inclusive learning spaces
    • Incorporating mental health/SEL 
    • Standards-based assessment 

Level 3 Skill Focus

    • Utilizing continuous improvement (Plan, Do, Study, Act cycles)
    • Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child and MLSS

Adapted Physical Education

Level 1 Skill Focus

    • Collaboration with Universal Physical Education
    • Writing relevant and appropriate IEP goals

Level 2 Skill Focus

    • Collaboration with IEP Team
    • Standards-based instruction and assessment
    • Advocacy for APE 

Level 3 Skill Focus

    • Working with Paraprofessionals
    • Unified Physical Education

 1 p.m.-3:45 p.m. | Wednesday Connection Sessions

1-1:45 p.m. Connection Session Choices


Participants will choose between the following connections sessions:

1. Elementary Physical Education

2. Secondary Physical Education

2-2:45 p.m. Connection Session Choices


Participants will choose between the following connections sessions:

1. K-6 Health Education

2. 6-12 Health Education

3-3:45 p.m. Connection Session Choices


Participants may attend the following connections session:

1. Brain Health / Health Equity 

​Thursday, July 21, 2022

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Best Practices Health and Physical Education Presenter Line-up

Currently scheduled presenters:

  • Dakota Berg-Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Cassie Brooks, 2018 Mid-West Health Teacher of the Year, IN
  • Tracy Caravella, La Crosse School District
  • ElizaBeth Chase, Fond du Lac School District
  • Mel Hamada, MS PE Teacher
  • Sandy Hagenbach, Unified School District of DePere
  • Katie Jadin, Appleton Area School District
  • Cindy Kuhrasch, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ian Lacasse, Madison Metropolitan School District
  • Kristi Mally, Winona State University
  • Andy Milne, 2017 National Health Teacher of the Year, IL
  • Stephanie Morris, CEO, SHAPE America
  • Chris Nichols, Garland Independent School District, TX
  • Ashley Riley, Madison Metropolitan School District
  • Sue Tarr, Minnesota State University
  • Meg Whaley, Waukesha School District
  • Luke Witkowski, Youth Programs Coordinator, Department of Health Services
More still to come!

 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Thursday Curriculum Writing Session

Health Education

Level 1 Skill Focus

    • Transitioning from content-based to skills-based
    • Equitable and inclusive instruction and assessment 

Level 2 Skill Focus

    • Skills-based assessment
    • Mental Health Literacy
    • Health Equity

Level 3 Skill Focus

    • K-6 Health Education and working with classroom teachers
    • Mental Health Literacy
    • Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child and MLSS

 1 p.m.-3:45 p.m. | Thursday Connection Sessions

1-1:45 p.m. Connection Session Choices


Participants will choose between the following connections sessions: 

1. K-12 Adapted Physical Education

2. Tobacco and Vaping Panel

2-2:45 p.m. Connection Session Choices


Participants will choose between the following connections sessions:

1. K-12 Health Education

2. PE / Health / APE Networking

3-3:45 p.m. Connection Session Choices


Participants may attend the following connections session:

1. School Health Award Celebration

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​​Minimum Computer Standards


You do not need any special software or equipment to attend other than computer speakers or headphones. 

Registrants are responsible for ensuring they have the minimum computer standards for participating in the virtual Continuing Education program via Zoom. Sign up for a free Zoom account by clicking here. Zoom works best with Chrome or Firefox. UW-Stevens Point and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services are not responsible for registrant technological issues, including but not limited to, inadequate bandwidth and/or registrant equipment malfunction. Need help with using Zoom? Click here for our Zoom Tutorial Help page.


Sponsors and Exhibitors Welcome!


Sponsorship and exhibit space are available for the 2020 Best Practices in Health and Physical Education Conference. To learn more about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities review the prospectus here or contact Sally Jones, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Sally.Jones@dpi.wi.gov

To apply for sponsorship or to become an exhibitor, download and complete the Sponsor/Exhibitor Application Form and email to Sally Jones, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, at Sally.Jones@dpi.wi.gov. Once your application is approved, Continuing Education staff will register your organization as an sponsor/exhibitor and email a registration confirmation to you. The registration confirmation is your invoice. Please make payments based off of the registration confirmation.

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Contact Information


Additional workshop information or for assistance during the conference, email uwspce-conf@uwsp.edu

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. 
Please contact Continuing Education at 715-346-3838 or uwspceweb@uwsp.edu.