Sessions are offered during weekday evenings. Each session date will cost just $20 for professional members and $10 for student members. 


Thursday, January 7, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:15pm

How Can I Teach In 2020-2021: The What, The Why and The How
Presenter: Amy Belles

In this session we will discuss ideas, strategies and activities to use during remote and in-person instruction during these unprecedented times. We will discuss and share google slides, socially distanced activities, high-quality resources, hot to build relationships with students and remote distance lessons for you to use in your own classrooms. The mission is to help you become the best Physical Education Teacher you can be, even in difficult times. This session will provide you with engaging professional development opportunities you can use in your teaching.
Amy Belles is a Physical Education Teacher and Adapted Physical Education Teacher at Copley-Fairlawn City School.  Amy was also the OAHPERD Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year in 2019.

Google Virtual Learning Activity Boards
Presenters: Wendy Whaley and Stephanie Moisio

This year has been tough for those of us who have minimal technology skills and are teaching remotely or hybrid. This session will share ideas and teach the skills necessary for creating interactive virtual activity boards using Google slides. Join us to learn how to use these boards to present learning material and provide skill practice activities for your students as well as the OPE assessments. The boards we have created are for grades K-3 but all are welcome to join us for this session. Come ready to share what has been working in your virtual PE classroom! 
Wendy Whaley is in her 19th year teaching Physical Education; the last 17 years at Central Primary School in the Bedford City Schools. Wendy was the 2019 OAHPERD Teacher of the Year.
Stephanie Moisio is in her 21st year teaching PE and Health with the previous 18 years spent in the BCSD at Bedford High School. She is in her 1st year co-teaching Physical Education at Central Primary School.


 Saturday, January 9, 2021 | 9:00 am - 11:15 am
*If you are a student, please sign in to receive the student rate

Green Screen for Beginners
Presenters: Traci Grissom and Heather Barbour

Learn the basics of creating a presentation that puts yourself out there!  There are so many wonderful YouTube resources out there, but students want to see YOU!  Recognize the benefits of students watching your activities and exercises and let's master iMovie and Screencastify programs together.  We are here to help and learn together!  Come with questions and your laptop, iPad or smartphone ready!

Traci Grissom is a Physical Education teacher in Dublin City Schools and is serving as President of OAHPERD.

Heather Barbour is a Physical Education teacher at  Highland Elementary and is currently serving as the OAHPERD Secretary.

Virtual Learning from the Student Perspective
Kelsey Calpin and Dr. Mary La Vine

Kelsey Calpin is a student at Youngstown State University. 

Dr. Mary La Vine is a professor at Youngstown State University and serves as the OAHPERD President-Elect.


Mark your calendar for these upcoming mini-convention dates:
Thursday, February 4, 2021 6pm – 8:15pm
Thursday, March 4, 2021 6pm – 8:15pm
Save the date for our 2021 State Convention – December 1 - 3, 2021 at Kalahari Convention Center and Resort!