Member Voices

Viewpoint: Building a Kinder, Healthier and More Active Future  

A recent piece in the Atlantic highlights a provocative statement that cites student truancy and other school disciplinary problems as a result of physical education. As the CEO for SHAPE America – Society for Health and Physical Educators, a national nonprofit organization representing 200,000+ professionals in the field, I was very disappointed to see this […]

Enhancing Student Health and Wellness in ACPS, ESSA-Style

Mike Humphreys, Instructional Specialist for Health/Physical Education and Family Life Education, Alexandria City Public Schools Under the recently reauthorized Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), there is much greater flexibility offered to school districts as to how they spend their Title IV, Part A dollars. For the first time schools and districts are able to allocate […]