145 Advocating for Policy/Legislation That Supports Quality Physical Education and Sport

Tuesday, March 31, 2009: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Tampa Convention Center: 9
NASPE/Public Policy
Presider: Megan Wolfe, AAHPERD, Reston, VA
Speakers: Elizabeth F. Mahar, Homewood-Flossmoor High School, New Lenox, IL; Karen J. Dowd, Florida AHPERDS, Orlando, FL; Phoebe Constantinou, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY; and Bane F. McCracken, West Virginia Dept Of Educatio, Ona, WV
CEU OPPORTUNITY: Find out what NASPE is doing to move legislation at the federal level (e.g., FIT Kids Act/NCLB, PEP, local school wellness policies of the Child Nutrition Act) and how you can help. Get introduced to NASPE advocacy tools including the AAHPERD Legislative Action Center, NASPE Government Relations webpage, online NASPE State Legislative Center, and National Coaching Report. Meet NASPE’s new Government Relations Manager and learn about plans for a Public Policy Agenda and Lobby Day.