Shaping the Future of Vermont: Kids, Families & Communities. View the 2014 Conference Programming Booklet here


New Vermont health education and physical education graduation proficiencies and performance indicators


Guidance document for Health Education


"EAT WELL, PLAY MORE" GRANTS for schools apply by October 31  See the first round of winning schools and ideas here


Back to School Ideas from JR4H


Washers - The new Horseshoes: Listen with member Mike Interlandi on VPR


General Mills Research grants up to $2000 to study physical activity. Application on "GRANTS" page. Apply by 10-31-14


Raise $2,000 or more through your Jump Rope For Heart or Hoops For Heart event at your school and receive a one-year FREE JUMP membership to SHAPE America! Click here to find out more.


VTAHPERD Seeking Applicants for Position of Treasurer. Visit the Executive Board page




VTAHPERD Conference at the Killington Grand Hotel.

Thursday & Friday November 13-14, 2014 




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Welcome to VTAHPERD!

The mission of the Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (VTAHPERD) is to promote active lifestyles by enhancing professional growth and development within each discipline, developing and supporting quality programs, and reinforcing interaction among all professionals in all disciplines within the Association and in the educational community.


If you are not yet a VTAHPERD member, consider joining today. We will continually update this site to provide you with the latest news and event information. Check out our resources & grants and advocacy pages for information you can use to improve your own professional programs.


Are you ready to help us lead? Would you like to help out on a committee? VTAHPERD is seeking volunteers for these committees and more: Fitness Competition, Awards Committee, Grant Task Force, and more. Do you have a special talent to share? We want to hear from you! Download our description of volunteer opportunities now, and go to our Who Is VTAHPERD page to learn more about our Constitution, and Operating Code. There are many ways you can choose from to be involved with VTAHPERD.


Do you have a news story to share? How about information about a job opening? Visit the VTAHPERD Facebook page and share your news immediately with our  members. (Links are on the bottom left side of our home page)


Are you a Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops For Heart coordinator who would like to take your program to the next level?  The Joint Projects office is currently accepting applications for the 2015 SHAPE America JRFH/HFH Grant Program.

All 2015 grantees will receive:  

  • $1,300 professional development stipend to attend the 2015 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Seattle, WA from March 17-21, 2015. The stipend may be used towards convention registration, travel, lodging and/or per diem. 
  • One-year SHAPE America membership (if you are not a current SHAPE America member) and (1) copy of the 2014 National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education.
  • $1,200 US Games gift certificate redeemable for equipment to enhance your school's physical education program. The gift voucher will be presented at the 2015 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Seattle, WA.
  • Invitations to special events where you will meet physical education and JRFH/HFH leaders from around the country.
  • Opportunity to share what makes your program special by contributing to The Pulse, JRFH/HFH national newsletter.
  • Apply here by December 1, 2014




2014 VTAHPERD Conference

at the Killington Grand

November 13-14

Final Schedule



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