WHPE Annual Convention

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Dates: October 25-27, 2017

Hotel & Convention Center Location
Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort
511 E. Adams St.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


Hotel Reservations

  • Call 1-800-867-9453
  • Identify yourself with the WHPE 2017 Conference at Glacier Canyon Lodge – Leader #449053
  • DEADLINE – October 3, 2017
  • Room Costs
    • Double Queen with Couch – Glacier Canyon Lodge – $99
    • 2 Bedroom Deluxe – Glacier Canyon Lodge – $139(all rates are subject to a $12.95 nightly Resort fee)

Registration Costs

  • Professional Registration for Current Members: $110 ($120 after 10/3/17)
  • Professional Registration Including One Year’s Membership Dues: $170 ($180 after 10/3/17)
  • Professional Registration Including One Year’s Dues for JRFH/HFH Coordinators: $140 ($150 after 10/3/17)
  • Student Registration for Current Members (Includes Lunch): $40 ($50 after 10/3/17)
  • Student Registration Including One Year’s Membership dues (Includes Lunch): $70 ($80 after 10/3/17)
  • Student Registration Including 5-Year/$99 Membership Dues (Includes Lunch): $139 ($149 after 10/3/17)
  • Non-Member Registration: $180 ($190 after 10/3/17)
  • Retiree and Past President Registration: $0

Online Registration
Please use the following link to register online

Printable Registration
Please use our convention brochure if you prefer a printable registration form

College Credit
Please use this registration form for ESS 560 section 700 WHPE Convention 2017 – 1 credit – $250

Convention Downloads

Exhibitor Information

Featured Speakers

2017 Convention Schedule

Wednesday, October 25, 2017Topic
6:00-9:00 p.m.Registration
8:00-10:00 p.m.President Social/Reception
Thursday, October 26, 2017Topic
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
Univ1Planting CSPAP seeds in PETE: 5 considerations for successCameron
APE2Making Physical Education Inclusive for all StudentsZwettler/Brown
Middle/Sec3Ready to go ideas to increase physical activity in and out of schoolHorst/Klein
Elem4Using Technology in Your Physical Education ClassroomSchwartz/Kroening
Elem5Exciting Warm-up and Movement GamesMueller
Middle6Dance? Not Me! Why not? C'mon, take a risk!Mally
Secondary7The First 7 Days: Building Postive RelationshipsMaly
Health8Live More while Embracing Stress & Stress Mgmt TechniquesReichel
Coffee/Tea/Muffins Break in Exhibits Hall - Visit the Exhibitors 9:30-10:00 a.m.
FP1Meet a WHPE Mentor/LeaderSazama
General Assembly 10:10-11:10 a.m.Topic
Announcements/Elections/Award Recipients
Speaker - Irene Cucina
"Together, We Can Make a Difference"
Session 2 11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.TopicPresenter
Future Prof1What You Really Need to Know About edTPAJohnson
Elem2School of Rock…Climbing: How to 'Rock' Your Traverse WallJillian Scherb
Health3Let's Have Fun in Health Class Today!Lynch
Secondary4High order thinking with tinikling!Anderson
Elem5Advocating for Physical LiteracyDrain
APE6Sensory Friendly Physical EducationBrown
Middle/Sec7How to Fast Track the First Course to Get to the "Meat & Potatoes"Heath/Wilhelm/Wentland
Univ8What's New on Campus - University Poster SessionTimm
12:30-1:20 p.m. Convention Lunch/Lunch and Learn with Division VP's
Elementary Division - Sharing Resources - a book, poster, lesson idea...anything that enhances the elementary PE classroom
Middle/Secondary Division - "What Does An Academic PE Classroom Look Like?"
Future Professional Division - Elections and Irene Cucina
APE Division - "Dairyland Games - Sports Opportunities for Students w/Disabilities"
University Division - College/University Round Table Discussion
12:30-1:20 p.m. JRFH Coordinators Lunch
12:30-1:20 p.m. Exhibitor lunch
Session 3 1:30-2:30 p.m.TopicPresenter
Health1Encouraging Healthy Relationshipss Across the CurriculumZeiger
APE2APE The Pulaski WayGoodness
Elem3Getting Kids Active in the ClassroomO'Flanagan
Elem4Dancin thru the School YearMulloy/Clark
Middle5No More Chest Straps for heart rate MonitorsGagstetter
Secondary6Maximizing Movement Potential: Simple Tools, Complex Results!Meeteer/Ditter
Elem7Progression of Invasion Games & Tactics at the Elementary levelWestphal
Middle8Fast and Furious FitnessDevore
Secondary9Games in Small SpacesMaurer/Mickschl
Session 4 2:40-3:40 p.m.TopicPresenter
APE1Utilizing "Exercise Buddy" iPad App for Autism Spectrum StudentsLee/Tymeson
Secondary2Concussion in Physical Education: Activities & PreventionRinggenberg
Health3Method to our MadnessWentland/Troeger
Elem4Growing a Green & Healthy School Through PE & Health/NutritionVaughan/Windjue
Secondary5Applying Creative Mode Fitness Strategies in Secondary PEGorwitz
Elem6Jump and Shoot Your Way to NashvilleFendos/Mueller
Elem7Literacy in MotionHagenbach
Elem/Middle8Tennis FUNdamentals - for kids of all agesEmerson
Middle9Line Dancing Through the Decades!Walch/Strittmatter
Session 5 3:50-4:50 p.m.TopicPresenter
Health1Let's Support Healthy Relationships & Human Sexuality in YouthReichel
Secondary2Empowering Students to be Well for LifeMyrland
APE3Adapted Physical EducationVodenlich/Mau
Middle4Making the Switch: Standards Based Grading in PEHorst
Secondary5Maximizing MVPA in your PE ClassLanier
Middle6TOY Favorites for Middle School PEMueller
Elem7Step Up your Sport Stacking Program!Burk
Elem8Fitness - Standards - Common Core - and so much more!Wadleigh
Elem9Developing Competent and Confident MoversDrain
4:00-5:00 p.m.Past President Meeting
6:00-7:00 p.m.Past President Social
7:00-9:00 p.m.WHPE Awards Ceremony
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. All Convention Dance - DJ
Friday, October 27, 2017
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
Univ1Increasing Physical Activity in a Wisconsin School DistrictNelson
Elem2Partnering for Success: Fuel Up to Play 60 Breakfast sessionEdge/Schaefer
APE3Inclusive PE: Strategies for Including All StudentsLanier
K-124Navigate, Unpack & Use: National Standards & K-12 Grade Level OutcomesMally
Elem5Elementary Games: Muscles, Bones, Money & MoreJodlowski
K-126Social and Emotional Learning in PE - Don't I Already Teach That?Cucina
Health7The Basics of Birth Control (Teaching Contraception)DeNuccio
Middle/Sec8You Heard Right…FREE Curriculum OPEN to All!Strenger/Devore
Secondary9Let's Dance with Words!Maly
Health10My Choice! Empowering Resiliency in YouthZemke
Session 7 9:10-10:10 a.m.TopicPresenter
K-121WHPE Advocacy Toolkit Forum: Tips & Resources to Promote PgmKestell/WI DPI
Elem2100 Mile Club's WINNING Partnership in WI: Ideas, Hints & TipsLubin/Olafson
Elem3Measuring MVPA with Blink Armband HRM: 21st Century PE!Kirkpatrick
General4WHPE Grants Sharing SessionFester
Secondary5No Fouls, No Injuries, No Arguing: TchoukballKeating
Middle6Get Ready to Jump and Dance!Dado/Dado
Elem7Cross Curricular Physical EducationSchlies/Wara
APE8Teaching Adapted Sports for Disability Awarenss in General PE (DBL)Lee/Tymeson
Health9Strategies for Teaching Students with Mental/Emotional DisordersMueller/Stratton
Session 8 10:20-11:20 a.m.TopicPresenter
Health1Let's Have Some More Fun in Health Class!Lynch
Secondary2Response to Intervention in HS PE: Partnership to Increase Phy LiteracyNelson/Simenz
Elem3Omnikin Balls: Fundamentals, Frolic, Fitness & FunGooding/Conrad
Middle4Technology in PEDevore
Elem5Personalized Learning in PE…Own It!Kroening/Schwartz
Secondary6Two Dudes DancingRidout/Roherty
Middle7Archery, It's Safe and Fun for PEJohnson/Schroeder
APE8Teaching Adapted Sports for Disability Awarenss in General PE (DBL)Lee/Tymeson
Session 9 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.TopicPresenter
Secondary1WIAA Sports Officiating, Coaching and the World of SportsKlein
Middle2FitnesGram Assessments: Time to Make it PersonalMaly
APE3WI Adaptive Sports AssociationGracz
Health4Applying Mindful Practices to Health and PEDelzer
Secondary5Dancing through the DecadesBauer
Middle/Sec6The Three I's - Inclusive, Inspiring, Instant Activities - Part 3Zimmerman/Glover
Elem7Safe Routes to School: Enhancing the Road to WellnssBlum
Elem8Reaching 50 Million Strong - It Starts with UsFritz/Kestell/Mueller
Health9Learning on the Move in Health EdGorwitz/Wentland
1:00-3:30 p.m. Patty's Board Meeting