Physical Education Resources

Listed below are nonprofit professional organizations and government Web sites related to Physical Education. Click on the titles below to open a new window to the Web sites for information, ideas and grant opportunities.

Professional Organizations

Research/Evidence-Based Information

Grant Opportunities/Clearinghouses

Professional Development Opportunities

Fall 2018 Physical Education Professional Development Opportunities
East Professional Development Center, Cleveland, OH - August 8th; 8:30am-12:00pm
Stark County ESC, Massillon, OH - August 9th; 8:00am-12:00pm
South Central Ohio ESC., New Boston, OH - August 13th; 8:30am-12:00pm
Southern Ohio ESC., Wilmington, OH - September 13th; 8:00am-3:00pm
Northwest Ohio ESC., Archbold, OH - September 14th; 8:30am-12:00pm
Hamilton County ESC., Cincinnati, OH - September 26th; 8:00am-12:00pm
Athens-Meigs ESC., Chauncey, OH - October 2nd; 8:00am-12:00pm
Franklin County- Columbus City Schools, Columbus, OH - October 19th; 9:00am-3pm
Trumbull County ESC, Warren, OH - November 6th; 9:00am-3:00pm
More information can be found by clicking on the Educational Service Center (ESC) websites linked above.

OAHPERD State Convention
The annual OAHPERD State Convention will be held at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Sandusky, Ohio, November 28-30 this year.  The call for proposals is now open and are due by June 13, 2018. Proposals topics can range from Health, Physical Education, Adapted Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, School Health, or any other topic you feel is relevant to these fields.

For questions, please contact Lisa Kirr, at
SHAPE America 2019 National Convention
The SHAPE America 2019 National Convention and Expo will be in sunny Florida next year! Please consider attending the April 9-13  convention in Tampa, FL. Join thousands of educators for five days of learning and networking, with more than 300 practical and research-based sessions.

Last Modified: 7/19/2018 11:07:20 AM

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