Read about  proposed PSAHPERD Structural changes
November 10th, Representative Assembly Agenda

Our Mission

To provide leadership, advocacy and professional development to health and physical educators. 

Our Vision

Overall wellness in Pennsylvania. 

Why Join? 

PSAHPERD is a volunteer-run, 501c3 organization providing professional development through our annual convention, workshops, published journals, social media outlets and advocacy efforts on a state and federal level. When you join PSAHPERD you receive:

  • PSAHPERD Journal 3x yearly
  • Discounted registration fees for association sponsored workshops and conferences
  • Act 48 Hours at eligible events
  • Eligibility to be acknowledged as a Teacher of the Year and/or Professional of the Year in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance or Sport
  • Recognition of quality programming in Health and Physical Education
  • Opportunities for professional networking and idea exchanges 
  • An advocating voice in the state and federal government 
  • Availability of professional information and special project funding in the disciplines served by the association
  • Opportunities to serve in leadership roles in the State
  • Link to the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) and Eastern District


Membership Types

Membership to PSAHPERD is available to all persons interested in achieving overall wellness in PA through health and physical education. Upon payment of annual dues, professional members have access to all member benefits as well as have the right to vote and to hold office.

  • Professional membership is available to current professionals.  

  • Student membership is available to all students enrolled in professional preparation programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level.

  • Retired membership Retired Membership is available to all persons upon retirement.

  • Group membership is available to a school district/building, organization, or college/university groups. 

Join Today!


Executive Committee

Matt Trout

David Schmidt

Colleen Wegimont


Executive Director
Jessica Peconi-Cook

Rep Assembly Minutes from November 18th, 2017