Members - A Chance to Advance
AAHPERD provides a wide range of opportunities for growth -- networking with colleagues, participating in association commitee's and task forces and professional AAHPERD programs.
- AAHPERD hosts numerous workshops and seminars at the regional, state, and local levels every year.
- AAHPERD presents at AAHPERD's National Convention programs on coaching, college and university physical education, children's and secondary school physical education, and curriculum development.
- You can contribute to AAHPERD articles and books for publication and research papers for presentation at NAGWS events, prestigious exposure that is highly regarded by academic institutions.
- NAGWS increases awareness for girls' and women's sports with its professional recognition awards.
- The AAHPERD awards program includes the Pathfinder awards - honoring those who advocate, recruit, and enhance opportunities for girls and women in sports and sport leadership.
- Additionally, the Presidential Awards, honor exceptional contributions to the profession and the association.
- AAHPERD has heightened the status of women's basketball with the awarding of its Wade Trophy to the most outstanding female, senior collegiate basketball player in the areas of athleticism, academics, and community service.