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Member Organizations

 

Society of State Directors of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
 

1900 Association Drive, Suite 100, Reston, VA 20191-1599
Phone 703/390-4599     Fax 703/476-0988

Web:  http://www.thesociety.org


Year Established:1926

Statement of Purpose:

The mission of the Society of Directors of State Health, Physical Education and Recreation is to provide leadership in facilitating and promoting initiatives to achieve national health and education goals and objectives. The Society promotes effective school programs and practices that involve collaboration with parents and community groups to positively impact healthy and active lifestyles. The Society maintains a network for professional development and a forum for sharing knowledge, ideas, and strategies for implementing quality programs at national, state and local levels.

Membership:

  • Membership in the Society is open to state education agency directors and coordinators of state programs in comprehensive school health and physical education, and categorically funded programs such as HIV/STD prevention, safe and drug-free schools, and nutrition education.

  • Associate membership is open to professional personnel who have duties or interest in health, physical education, recreation or related fields and others who support the purposes of the Society.

Publications:

  • A Statement of Basic Beliefs, Revised 1998

  • State Leadership in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (with CCSSO), 1998

  • Putting the Pieces Together (1997)

  • A newsletter is published 3 or 4 times yearly. Meetings: A national annual meeting is held each spring in conjunction with the AAHPERD national conference.


ORGANIZATION

 

Delegate:

 

 

Alternate:

Chief Elected Officer:

Linda L. Morse, RN, MA, CHES
Coordinator, Healt
h and Physical Education
NJDOE
Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
609/777-4809 (w)
609/292-7276 (f)
E-mail: linda.morse@doe.state.nj.us

Chief Staff Officer:

Patricia Anderson
Executive Director
Society of State Directors of Health,
Physical Education and Recreation
1900 Association Drive, Suite 100
Reston, VA 20191
703/390-4597 (w)
703/476-0988 (f)
 

panderson@thesociety.org