WHPE Annual Convention

Dates: October 24-26, 2018

Hotel & Convention Center Location
Glacier Canyon Lodge
45 Hillman Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


Hotel Reservations

  • Glacier Canyon Lodge
  • “WHPE Conference attendee/Leader #GLC 491784”
  • 1-800-867-9453
  • Double Queen w/couch $99
  • 2 Bedroom Glacier Canyon Deluxe suite $139
  • (In addition there will be a $12.95 nightly resort fee)
  • Room Block cut off date:  October 3, 2018

Registration Costs

  • Early Bird Registration – Received by October 3, 2018
  • Professional Registration for Current Members – $110
  • Student Registration for Current Members – $40
  • Non-Member Registration – $200
  • Registration – Received after October 3, 2018
  • Professional Registration for Current Members – $120
  • Student Registration for Current Members – $50
  • Non-Member Registration – $210

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2018 Convention Schedule

Wednesday, October 24, 2018Topic
6:00-9:00 p.m.Registration
8:00-10:00 p.m.All Member Social
Thursday, October 25, 2018Topic
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Registration
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Exhibits Open
Session 1 8:30-9:30 a.m.TopicPresenter
Secondary1Pursuing the National Boards: Every Kid Deserves a Great Teacher!Ortiz
Elem2School of Rock...Climbing: How to 'Rock' your Traverse WallScherb
Secondary3Technology Use in PE - When All Students Have iPadsKuhtz/Florentine
Elem4Modeling 21st Century skills in a standards-based curriculumVang
Secondary5Fitness Lessons Infused with Student and Teacher AssessmentsJohnson
Elem6Choices and Challenges - Everyone has an IEP with Mrs. P!Petermann
Health7Aha Moments in HealthBlanchette
APE8Modified GamesZwettler/Brown
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Visit the Exhibitors - Coffee/Muffins Break in Exhibits Hall
Poster Session - Coffee/Muffins Break in Sandstone Hallway
Meet a WHPE Mentor - Survive Your First Year of Teaching! How? - for Future Professionals
General Assembly 10:10-11:10 a.m.
Announcements/Elections/Award Recipients
Pam Powers - Keynote presentation
Special Guest - Stephanie Morris, SHAPE CEO
Session 2 11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.TopicPresenter
APE1Sensory Friendly PE - Take 2!Brown
Secondary2PE & the Athletic Strength Coach - Leadership and Programming within PEKrepline
Health3Extend the Health Classroom - Teaching Ideas to Break the Four WallsTodnem
Elem4Brain Breaks & More - Developing an Active Classroom to Improve LearningMueller/Heinritz
Secondary5Adventure Education - Ice Breakers, Team Builders and MoreFreidrich
Elem/Middle6Fast Furious Fun FitnessSmith
Elem7Using Seesaw in PEMulloy
11:00-1:30 p.m.Past President meeting and PP and Retiree lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m.Convention Lunch on your own
12:30-1:30 p.m.JRFH Coordinators Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m.Exhibitor lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m.Future Professional lunch/election
Session 3 1:40-2:40 p.m.TopicPresenter
Health1Increasing Skill Competencies in Health Ed: Helping Kids Show What They Know!Stewart
APE2APE Think TankGoodness
Elem3Science of Spin. Yo-Yos and Physical EducationSchulte
Elem4Activities with Limited Equipment? No Problem! We've got you covered!Maly
Elem5Lacrosse basics; Modern Day Indian Stickball!Pam Powers
Secondary6From the Sidelines to Engagement: How to move students forward!Van Amber/Rasmus
Elem7Putting the "WHY" into Physical EducationSwenson/Ringgenberg
Secondary8SEL Social Emotional Learning and Cooperative ActivitiesSmith
Secondary9Disc Activities for Physical EducationJohnson
Session 4 2:50-3:50 p.m.TopicPresenter
APE1Implementing a School-Sponsored Adapted Sport Program at your High SchoolTymeson/Meyers/Slusser
Univ2College/University Roundtable - DblTimm
Secondary3Tchoukball: A Team Sport with a Social ConscienceKeating
Health4Building Your Health Classroom as a TeamTodnem
Secondary5Feel Burn - Tabata Training Secondary StyleGorwitz
Secondary6Kinball: An Innovative Non-Traditional Action-Packed SportOmnikin
Secondary7An Individualized (PSI) 6th grade Basketball Unit Taught On-lineSazama/Head
Elem8What's that Even Mean? Putting Research into Practice - Part 1Westphal/Mally
Elem Dance9Never Miss a Chance to Dance - DblMulloy/Clark
Elem10The Road to a Lifetime of MovementKollross/Tofferi/Wegge
Session 5 4:00-5:00 p.m.TopicPresenter
Secondary1Designing & Implementing a Middle School PE Strength & Conditioning ProgramFizel/McKinney
Univ2College/University Roundtable - DblTimm
Secondary3How to Relax & Increase Productivity in the ProcessKuhtz/Florentine
Health4Student Engagement in Health ClassBrooks
Elem5Teach Self Control, not violenceKuhrasch
Elem6Elem PE TOY Favorites - Instant Activities, Games and Lesson Ideas!Petermann/Mueller
Secondary7Playful Yoga that is fun to teach all ages!Michel
Elem8What's that Even Mean? Putting Research into Practice - Part 2Westphal/Mally
Elem Dance9Never Miss a Chance to Dance - DblMulloy/Clark
APE10Evidence Based Teaching Practices w/ Students on the Autism SpectrumMcMullen/Lee/Tymeson
5:15 - 5:40 p.m. Demo Slam
7:00-9:00 p.m.WHPE Awards Ceremony
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.All Convention Dance - DJ
Friday, October 26, 2018Topic
7:30-10:00 a.m.Registration
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Exhibits Open
Session 6 8:00-9:00 a.m.TopicPresenter
Secondary1Dream Big and Tell Your Story - Grants and AdvocacyFritz
Secondary2How to Properly Fuel Your Athlete: Sports Nutrition 101Kelk
APE3Make It and Take ItWestby
Health4Got Skills? A Teaching Transition Skill Based Health CurriculumMaly/Young
Elem5Cards and dice; fitness with a twistPowers
Sec Dance6Two Dudes DancingRidout/Roherty
Secondary7Adventure Education- Trustbuilders that WorkFreidrich
Elem8The First Tee Golf ProgramMolitor/Erdman/Feller
Elem9Games! Games! Games!Taggart/Ortiz
Session 7 9:10-10:10 a.m.TopicPresenter
Secondary1Google Drawing - Create stunning visuals for your classroomVang
Secondary2Building Relationships to Teach All StudentsTimm/Anderson/Landergott
APE3Instructional Strategies for Inclusion of Students w/Disabilities in General PEMcMullen/Tymeson/Lee
Health4Transitioning from Content to Skills in Middle School HealthBrooks
Elem Dance5Dance Choregraphy in PE: Simple Steps for Your Student's Sucess!Martinez/Mally
Elem6Students Leading Students - Ideas to Get Active w/Fuel Up to Play 60Doster/Edge
Secondary7Maximizing Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity in PEBerkey
Elem8Creating Own Personalized LearningSchwartz
Elem9Experience Speed Stacks - Skillastics - NEW Movement Based ActivityBurk
Session 8 10:20-11:20 a.m.TopicPresenter
Health1Experience-Based Health Ed PracticesKorth
Elem2Active Bodies: It's Not Just A PE ThingAnderson
Health3Role Play RedefinedBlanchette
Secondary4About Time-Time Management Tricks for incorporating fitness into Instant ActivitiesGorwitz
Secondary5Advanced ArcheryStratton/Mueller/Tipps
Elem Dance6Student Dance Creation: Guiding the WayMick
Elem7Let's Get It StartedSmith
APE8PE for everyBODY: Participating in a Different Pair of ShoesBuchman/Resch
Elem9Coding and Movement for All AgesErdman
Session 9 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.TopicPresenter
Health1Supporting Mental Health & Safety of Every StudentSpiess
Elem2Team Up w/ iMovie and Explain EverythingHagenbach
Health3Using Movement to anchor learning in HealthAllen/Johnston
Secondary4All for One - One for All: Cooperative Learning in Physical EducationBailey
Secondary5Let's Paddle! Pickleminton and Badminton Activities for Everyone!Maly
APE6Adapted Backyard Games and Activities for Home and School!Westby
Elem7Cross Curricular PE: ELA and Math Games for Elementary StudentsZerby
General8WHPE Grants SharingFester/Marx
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.Maureen's Board/Convention Wrap up Meeting