U.S. Paralympics & Blaze Sports America Hosting Educational Webinar on April 29

April 23, 2009, 12:40 p.m. (ET)

Working with Adapted PE Teachers: Partnership, Recruitment and Mandates

Join us for a Webinar on April 29

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/232651562

BlazeSports America and U.S. Paralympics are please to host a webinar/conference call on: Working with Adapted Physical Education Teachers: Partnership, Recruitment and Mandates.

Attendees will be introduced to an overview of Adapted PE and the role of APE teachers. Information will be presented on federal adapted PE and sport mandates for schools including IDEA and the Rehab Act regulations as well as information on IEPs, adapted PE and/vs. general PE inclusion.

The basic steps to building a working relationship with adapted PE teachers and schools including ways to become a resource for APE teachers, schools and IEP teams, ways to promote your programs and provide afterschool sports and recreation programs will also be discussed.

Our speakers will be:

Timothy Davis, Associate Professor, SUNY Cortland. Tim earned his bachelors and masters degrees in Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education from California State University at Chico and a PhD in Adapted Physical Education from the University of Virginia.  Tim is the national chair of the Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS) Program and oversees the national standards and certification process in Adapted Physical Education.

Ann Cody, Director of Policy and and Gobal Outreach for BlazeSports America is responsible for developing relationships with major national and international partners and for shaping the organization’s advocacy efforts in Washington, DC.  Ann brings 25 years of sports experience to BlazeSports including nearly a decade leading advocacy efforts in Washington, DC.

Please note, this webinar does require attendees to call into a non-toll-free phone number to hear the speakers.  This webinar is also in PowerPoint format and does not include a live video feed.

If you have any questions regarding the technical aspect of this webinar, please feel free to contact me directly.

Jeff Jones,
BlazeSports America
Director of Education and Training
jjones@blazesports.org
770-850-9095

Title:
Working with Adapted PE Teachers: Partnership, Recruitment and Mandates

Date:
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements:
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

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