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					                               WEDNESDAY
                                November 5
Pre-Convention Workshops
Secondary Workshop                               8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
“Roll Out the Ball and Let Them Play: How to Change this Secondary
Physical Education Philosophy”
Secondary physical education programs have a bad reputation of limited learning experiences.
This session will share how to make the necessary changes needed to breathe new life into
physical education programs. The session will include: a program evaluation process; information
on designing and organizing quality programs; and opportunities to participate in different games
and activities that can be used in secondary curriculum. Participants will evaluate their physical
education program and personal philosophy of teaching physical education. Participants will also
be given information on how to design and organize quality physical education programs that
address the National Physical Education Standards, while playing different activities and games
that can be used in the secondary curriculum.
Presenter: Sandra Sims, Ph.D.
           University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Episcopal High School

        Box Lunch Served

Elementary Workshop                              12:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
“New SPARK Tricks for Your K-6!”
Did you know SPARK has re-designed their elementary physical education program – K-2 and 3-
6? Attend this session and participate in exciting new activities, practice with a variety of
standards-based assessment tools, and view the new SPARK video clip series! Leave with access
to FREE lesson plans you can use with your students on Monday. Approximately 85% of time
will have attendees actively engaged, with the remaining minutes focused on processing
and reflecting how they will apply the concepts and methods in their classes and school
environments. Attendees will learn: strategies to increase MVPA during class time,
techniques to assess student standard achievement, and how to use sample content from
the SPARK media disc. This session is rated MM for Magical and Motivating!
Presenter: John Hichwa, NASPE Physical Education Teach of the Year and a
               Certified National Elite Trainer of The SPARK Programs.
Location:       Episcopal High School

LAHPERD Board of Director’s Meeting                                              6:00 pm
         Location: Samuel Clemons/Natchez
                              THURSDAY
                              November 6
7:30 – 5:00
REGISTRATION – Executive Board Room
                                                             DON’T MISS THE GENERAL
                                                                 SESSION AT 9:15!
Sessions
8:00-9:00



100
Get Down, Get Fit, Get Funky with GeoFitness®
Get down and get funky with new and exciting fitness activities, dance, and games for
elementary up through high school. GeoMotion® is ideal for all grade school programs
for the reason that the curriculum offers a variety of uses for diverse age groups and
interests and can be adapted to specific age groups.
Presenter:      Paola Fontana, GeoFitness, Inc.
Location:       Premier I
Division:       Physical Education / Recreation / Dance
Section:        APE / Elementary / Secondary

101
Making P.E. Fun – Innovative Activities for Students of All Ages
Variety of activities for elementary, middle and high school P.E. including aerobic and
other fun-developmentally appropriate activities.
Presenter:     Tracey Rambin, Kelly Young, Matt Moeller
Location:      Premier II
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Elementary / Secondary

102
Tap/Jazz
Come join the fun and learn about tap/jazz dance. Participation is encouraged.
Presenter:    Jerisse Grantham
Location:     Cypress I
Division:     Dance
Section:      Dance Performance
103
MRSA/Staph Infection: Hot Spots and Treatment
How communicable is your staph? Find out where the hot spots are in your bathrooms,
locker/weight rooms, PE/Athletic equipment, uniforms and even your home! Learn what
can be done to lower your chances for staph infection.
Presenter:     Ed Boyle III
Location:      Mississippi Queen
Division:      Health
Section:       Public Health/Health Education

104
The Ins and Outs of How to Become Nationally Board Certified
Interest and participation in the National Board Certification program in Louisiana has
increased significantly due to state and local efforts to recruit and retain teachers each
year. Currently Louisiana ranks thirteenth nationally in the number of NBC teachers.
How does the program work? Come and sit in a panel discussion to learn the ins and outs,
and the benefits of becoming nationally board certified.
Presenter:     Jill Saia, NBCT, Professional Development Specialist
               Susan Gremillion, APE
               Lori Wells, NBCT, PE
Location:      Delta Queen
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Secondary / Elementary

105
Bullying 102
Back by request, this presentation gives us more insight into the “bully” crisis and how to
counter act it.
Presenter:      Cathy Braud, I Care
Location:       Creole
Division:       Physical Education / Recreation / Health
Section:        Elementary / Secondary / Therapeutic Recreation / Health Education




                                                                   EXHIBITS
                                                                   ARE OPEN
                                                                     FROM
                                                                    9:00-5:00
106
Downsizing America’s Youth: A Coordinated School Health Approach to Addressing
Obesity and Diabetes Education
Learn how to implement a Coordinated School Health approach to weight management
and intervention programs for overweight and at risk students. This session will equip
you with the skills required to teach about type 1 and type 2 Diabetes. The purpose of
this program is to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively
address this number one health concern in today’s youth.
Presenter:     Mary Baumann, National Director of Youth Markets, American Diabetes
               Association
Location:      Riverboat
Division:      Physical Education/ Health
Section:       Elementary/Secondary/Coach Education/ Health Education

107
Character Counts! Pursuing Victory with Honor
“Practices and games are laboratories for the workplace and life. The character and work
ethic students learn in school can very well become the character of tomorrow’s society.”
This session will provide character education training and materials to teach your
students the six pillars of character –trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness,
caring and citizenship.
Presenter:      Kimberly Jones, LSU Ag Center, 4-H Youth Development
                Katherine Pace, Caddo Parish, 4-H
                Traig Varnaro, LSU Ag Center, Orleans Parish, 4-H
Location:       Natchez
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        Coach Education

108
Expectations of Faculty in HPER
This presentation is designed to elucidate the expectations of faculty members in the
HPER disciplines. Compensation, promotion and undefined duties will be discussed. The
American university’s tripartite: teaching, research and service will be examined; in
addition to negotiation tactics.
Presenter:     Aaron James, Anna Reed and Yvonne Calvin, Grambling State University
Location:      Samuel Clemons
Division:      General
Section:       Administration
9:15 – 10:45



109
OPENING GENERAL SESSION
Welcoming Remarks:             Cam Kerst-Davis, Past President, SD AAHPERD
Keynote Speaker:               Dr. Tim Church
Tim Church, M.D., Ph.D. is director of preventive medicine research for Pennington
Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. He earned his medical degree and a PhD
from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and is board certified in
public health and general preventive medicine. Dr. Church has completed two Ironman
distance triathlons and is co-author of the new book MOVE YOURSELF: The Cooper
Clinic Medical Director's Guide to All the Healing Benefits of Exercise (Even a Little!).
He has been interviewed by such outlets as NBC's Today Show, USA Today, TIME
magazine, the Washington Post, O: The Oprah Magazine, and CNN regarding exercise
and obesity.
Presentation:          Louisiana AHA Jump Rope Team Demonstration

11:00-12:00



110
High-Activity Solutions for a Low-Activity World – Loving MVPA
A showcase of teaching strategies that enhance inclusion, activity levels, and student
enjoyment. Attendees will leave with at least three new ideas that will keep students
moving with greater than 50% MVPA (moderate to vigorous physical activity) during
class time – MAXIMIZING OUTCOMES – and aligning your program with LA Sate
Standards/National NASPE Standards
Presenter:    John Hichwa
Location:     Premier II
Division:     Physical Education
Section:      Elementary

111
Dancing Like a Star – Bringing Social Dancing to Your School
Teaching a life-long skill that is also a great physical activity. Through dance, build
confidence, self-esteem and mutual respect. Teach kids to reconnect with music, friends
and activity.
 Presenter: Paul Emenes, JPPSS Assistant Superintendent
               Nathalie Gomes, Director, Ballroom Dance Program
Location:      Cypress I
Division:      Dance
Section:       Dance Education / Dance Performance
112
Trash to Treasure/ A “Make & Take” Session
Using everyday objects, we will create fun and games for all learners. Low technology
tools will be used to create games and activities that incorporate motor skills for disabled
and able-bodied students.
Presenter:      Tammy Dupre, Center for Assistive Technology (Region 4 & 6)
Location:       Mississippi Queen
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        APE

113
AAHPERD/SD Town Hall Meeting
Southern District Past President will host a Town Hall to discuss issues relevant to
Southern District and its states and be available to answer questions and bring concerns
 back to AAHPERD/Southern District.
Presenter:    Cam Kerst-Davis, Southern District Past President
Location:     Delta Queen
Division:     General
BUSINESS MEETING: GENERAL DIVISION

114
Louisiana Schools Elementary Fitness Meet
Are you interested in having your students become future track and field Olympians,
queens and kings of fitness or happy, healthy active children? You can have it all! Learn
how to prepare your students and your parish for the Louisiana Schools Elementary
Fitness Meet.
Presenter:     Rudy Macklin, Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
               Ken Jenkins, East Baton Rouge Parish
Location:      Creole
Division:      Physical Education/Health
Section:       Elementary PE
115
Current Programs at Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC) to Increase
Community Health
Dr. Lauren Sparks will briefly discuss current studies underway at PBRC in Type 2
diabetes adults. She will also detail recent findings from cutting edge research examining
exercise in diabetic adults. Dr. Susan Sisson will discuss the recent childhood obesity
prevention conference and physical activity report card as well as scientific research
projects underway in the Population Science department at PBRC.
Presenter:     Susan Sisson, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
               Lauren Sparks, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Location:      Riverboat
Division:      Health
Section:       Public Health/Health Education

116
Jump into Writing
Learn how to target handwriting skills in children through performance components. This
program, instructed by an occupational therapist will address fine and gross motor
coordination, upper body strength, motor planning, directionality and body awareness.
Presenter:     Kristi Penouilh, LOTR, Women’s Center for Wellness
Location:      Natchez
Division:      Recreation/ Physical Education/ Health/ General
Section:       Therapeutic Recreation/ Elementary PE/ Health Education/ Student

117
“Online Courses – Adequate Learning or Cash Cow”
Panel Presentation with three panel members with extensive experience in teaching
courses over the Internet will discuss teaching and learning with online courses.
Presenter:     Bill Dickens, Presider & Panel Moderator, Northwestern State University
               Sonia Tinsley, Course Design, Northwestern State University
               Trey Cunningham, Technology & Security, Northwestern State University
               John Dollar, Administrative Issues, Northwestern State University
Location:      Samuel Clemons
Division:      General
Section:       Administration
BUSINESS MEETING: ADMINISTRATION/COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY
12:00 – 1:00                                  LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

                                                  BOX LUNCHES AVAILABLE FOR
                                                 $5.00 IN REGISTRATION AREA.



118
“No Child Left Behind With In School Bowling”
Bowling is the number one participation sport in the United States. Our “In School
Bowling” program will provide you with an updated, free curriculum that gets everyone
involved. Join us to find out how “In School Bowling” can get all of your students
involved in your physical education program.
Presenter:     Kelly Martin, “In School Bowling”
Location:      Premier I
                                                                        DON’T MISS OUT ON
Division:      Physical Education
                                                                            THE EXHIBITS!
Section:       Elementary / Secondary

119
Quick Start and Cardio Tennis
Will show how to keep students moving with the quick start and new cardio tennis
programs.
Presenter:    Pat Ferry, USTA Pro
              Bill Phillips, USTA State Representative
Location:     Premier II
Division:     Physical Education/Recreation
Section:      APE/ Elementary/ Secondary/ Girls’ & Women’s Sports/Outdoor Rec

120
A Moving and Learning Experience
Tap into the kinesthetic learner with dance lessons for preK -12. In this session you will
learn how to connect your standards to the dance standards. You will use body, energy,
space, time and innovative props for a creative moving and learning adventure. Come
explore body shapes, geometric shapes, and letter shapes by using body bands, noodles,
and other interesting props to inspire movement. The presenter will incorporate the
history of dance with Pilobolus Dance Theater and Nikolais Dance Theater resources.
You will move with instruments and create your own music and movement. Teachers
will be introduced to a dance education model that weaves through the components of
arts standards. In this model the students solve creative problems, become performers,
audience and evaluators.
Presenter:      Laura Peterson
Location:       Cypress I
Division:       Dance
Section:        Dance Education
121
Louisiana Geo-Caching
Looking for a P.E. activity that incorporates technology, several school subjects, and
those kids you just can’t get excited about physical activity? Geocaching gets students
outside and on the move to find caches hidden worldwide. This activity incorporates GPS
units, computers, and fun-filled adventures for all ages.
Presenter:     Linda Gann, Joann Allen, Cindy Landry, Stephanie Manuel, Barbara
               Scudder, Karen Nix, Iberia Parish
Location:      Mississippi Queen
Division:      Recreation

122
Integrating Physical Education into Arts and Technology
The current focus in education today is for teachers to integrate, integrate, integrate …
across the curriculum. What are possible integrative strategies in arts and technology that
we as physical education teachers can incorporate into our lessons? This program will
review advantages/disadvantages of integration, discuss educational outcomes or
integration into physical education lessons, provide samples of arts and technology
projects, and allow participants to create their own arts integrated project.
Presenter:      April Judice, J. Wallace James Arts and Technology Academy
                Pam Burzynski, J. Wallace James Arts and Technology Academy
Location:       Creole
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        Elementary

123
How are You?
A look into the seven dimensions of health that will assist our efforts in understanding
that we are more than physical beings! When asked “How are you?” we discuss our
physical health (i.e. tired, sick, hot/cold) and neglect our psychological, spiritual,
occupational, and intellectual health. All aspects are important as we work and socialize
with a multitude of individuals!
Presenter:     Julie Franks Gill, LSU Alexandria
Location:      Riverboat
Division:      Health
Section:       Public Health/ Health Education

124
Tadpoles to Sharks
PK/children’s swimming program in a private home setting. Emphasis on safety and pre-
school activities.
Presenter:      Connie Chambers, Iberia Parish
Location:       Natchez
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        Aquatics
125
Sport Management Faculty Professional Meeting
This meeting is designed to open communication and dialogue between the sport
management faculty within the universities of Louisiana.
Presenter:     Dee Jacobsen, LSU
               Christina Merckx, Southeastern Louisiana University
Location:      Samuel Clemons
Division:      General

126
Department Head’s Luncheon – Box Lunches are Available
Presenter:  Eddie Hebert, Southeastern Louisiana University
Location:   President’s Suite
Division:   General
Section:    Administration

1:15 – 2:30



127
NIA: Neuromuscular Integrated Action
Integration of martial arts and dance arts in exercise routines. Learn how to incorporate
NIA into your classes.
Presenter:     Grace Berry, Woman’s Wellness Center
Location:      Premier I
Division:      Dance / Physical Education
Section:       Dance Education / Elementary / Secondary

128
“Sport Stacking with Speed Stacks 101: The Basics!”
Sport Stacking…a track meet for your hands at warp speed; a jaw-dropping display of
dexterity; a mind-numbing manipulative motor skill! Stackers of all ages and abilities
find success in this unique individual and team sport that promotes hand-eye
coordination, ambidexterity, quickness and concentration through up stacking and down
stacking 12 specially designed cups. All participants will receive a FREE set of Speed
Stacks, Stacker Training DVD and information.
Presenter:     Daniel Wolff, Speed Stacks Inc.
Location:      Premier II
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Elementary / Secondary
BUSINESS MEETING: ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY PHYSICAL ED.
129
Scatter Square Dance
This session will teach traditional square dance calls in a non-traditional class
arrangement. Students, second grade through adults can find enjoyment and social skills
in this open square dance setting. It is great for the teacher with 2 left feet and little
rhythm. Participants will learn calls while participating. Guaranteed to be educational,
fun, and keep you moving.
Presenter:     Cam Kerst-Davis, Southern District Past President
Location:      Cypress I
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Elementary

130
First Tee, Golf with Character
Interested in developing another Tiger Woods? Score with 9 holes in golf while teaching
9 core values in life.
Presenter:      Lee Sterling, Baton Rouge Community College
Location:       Mississippi/Delta Queen
Division:       Physical Education / Recreation
Section:        Elementary / Secondary

131
Faculty Evaluation: A Proposed Matrix
The presentation will entail a PowerPoint of a matrix that is objective in evaluating
faculty. Since there is an administrative effort to link faculty performance, through an
evaluation instrument, to merit salary increases, it becomes important for the department
head to have a comprehensive evaluation instrument. The instrument should focus on the
total faculty’s performance for that particular school. The proposed matrix will be a
hybrid of several faculty evaluation forms.
Presenter:      Willie Daniel, Grambling State University
Location:       Creole
Division:       General
Section:        Administration

132
Careers and Job Prospects in Health Promotion
This presentation will highlight the career and job prospects of those majoring in Health
promotion and related fields. Pertinent websites and related materials will be presented.
Questions dealing with graduate schools and the scope of job functions will be discussed.
Presenter:     Praphul Joshi, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:      Riverboat
Division:      Health
Section:       Public Health / Health Education
133
LIVESTRONG at School: Curricula on Cancer for K-12th grades
One in three people in the US will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. As a result,
children in your classroom are likely to be dealing with cancer right now, whether a
grandparent, parent, family member, friend or teacher. These lessons allow students to
discuss cancer in a way that is age-appropriate, hopeful, inspiring and empowering.
Presenter:     Jennifer Jeansonne, Southeastern Louisiana University
Location:      Natchez
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Elementary / Secondary

2:45-3:45



134
Teaching Self Defense with Little Skill, Knowledge or Equipment
This session is designed for 5th-12th grade teachers who have no self defense knowledge,
skill or equipment and (thirty plus) students per class. Teachers will learn simple
escaping skills. Games and progressions will be introduced to make learning self defense
fun, safe and exciting for all ages.
Presenter:      Connie Hunter Lavergne, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:       Premier I
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        Elementary / Secondary

135
What are your students learning?
Research indicates that physical education teachers often evaluate their success with the
“busy, happy, good” model. This session will look at a variety of activities and ask,
“What are your students learning from this activity?” Modifications will also be
discussed that can optimize and enhance learning in physical education.
Presenter:     Chuck Duncan, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:      Premier II
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Elementary
136
Cajun Dance
Participants will learn the Cajun Waltz and the Cajun two-step. They will be introduced
to the newly developed curriculum written to meet the requirements of Ace175, requiring
that LA curriculum include visual and performing arts. Social and historical connections
will be explored.
Presenter:     Rebecca Coxe
Location:      Cypress I
Division:      Dance
Section:       Dance Education

137
Adventures in Reality, Inc.
The programs are hands-on “learning by doing” experiences that begin with taking
action. Participants are actively involved in solving tough, challenging activities in the
classroom and in an outdoor setting. The focus is on innovative learning. Participants
look not only at what happened, but at their reactions to the experience.
Presenter:      Chloe Webre & Bunny Angers
Location:       Mississippi/Delta Queen
Division:       Recreation

138
Youth Tobacco Cessation: Filling the Gap
While youth currently have a higher prevalence of tobacco use than adults, they
consequently have a lower prevalence of quit attempts and successes. The CDC estimates
that 109,000 of our own Louisiana youth under the age of 18 will die prematurely from
smoking. Learn how to establish a youth tobacco cessation program in your school.
Presenter:     Tammy Swindle, CHES
Location:      Creole
Division:      Health
Section:       Public Health / Health Education


139
Louisiana Secondary School of Sports Medicine Curriculum
The Louisiana Secondary School of Sports Medicine Curriculum was approved by
Louisiana Department of Education just three years ago. Since that time, the curriculum
has been modified through its pilot phase and has had a tremendous impact on the
employment settings for certified athletic trainers in the state. The opportunity for
certified athletic trainers to teach this curriculum has also increased job opportunities and
the presence of athletic trainers in the secondary school settings thus improving health
care for the secondary school athlete in the state.
Presenter:       Toby Dore, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:        Riverboat
Division:        General
140
Grade Level Expectations: Defining the Standards for Physical Education
This session will address the GLE’s and Standards for Physical Education in Louisiana.
Presenter:    Mike Comeaux, Health and Physical Education Coordinator, Division of
              Student Learning Support, Louisiana Department of Education
Location:     Natchez
Division:     Physical Education
Section:      Elementary / Secondary

141
Trim Kids
Help students and parents fight childhood obesity. Learn about weight management and
proper nutrition as you incorporate exercise and behavior modification into a healthy
lifestyle.
Presenter:     Donna Chustz, YMCA
Location:      Samuel Clemons
Division:      Physical Education / Health
Section:       Elementary / Secondary/ Health Education


4:00-5:00



142
Spark Up Your Physical Education Program with the PE Central Challenge
Do you need a little spark to fire up excitement in your physical education class? Come
and learn all about this program from PE Central. Participants will learn six easy-to-
implement skills/cooperation challenges for 4th and 5th graders. This program helps
students to learn skills, the importance of practice, and encourages them to work together
and cooperate.
Presenter:      Neva Shillington, Jefferson Parish
Location:       Premier I
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        Elementary

143
Super Stars
All college students are invited to a session full of friendly competition. Participate in fun
games as you get to know your colleagues from other state universities.
Presenter:     Joanna Faerber, University High
Location:      Premier II
Division:      General
Section:       Student
144
Inclusion Ideas for a Successful Program
Find out what you can do ahead of time to prepare for a successful program. Learn who is
responsible for the students’ learning, safety, and grades. Concerns, considerations and
questions about specific disabilities and programming will be addressed.
Presenter:     Jan Dwyer, Adapted P.E. T.O.Y.
Location:      Cypress I
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       APE / Elementary / Secondary

145
Kids Running Club/ Triathlon & Kids Fitness
Practice drills and homework drills to increase speed and endurance. The latest “how to”
by Rouge Runner Coach Andy Kennedy.
Presenter:       Andy Kennedy, Rouge Runners
Location:        Mississippi/Delta Queen
Division:        Physical Education / Recreation
Section:         APE / Elementary / Outdoor Recreation

146
Scuba Do’s
Water activities in aquatics setting at the hotel pool. Educational activities and skills
involving scuba personnel. Scuba activities for teachers.
Presenter:     “Scuba Bill” Moneyhon
Location:      Hotel Pool / Creole (in case of inclement weather)
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Aquatics
BUSINESS MEETING: AQUATICS

147
Communities of Color Network (CoC)
The Tobacco-Free Living grant seeks to establish a regional community network in North
Louisiana to serve as the infrastructure for building capacity, coordinating, organizing,
implementing and evaluating tobacco and cardiovascular related disease programs and
activities in North Louisiana. The Tobacco-Free Living grant seeks to initiate or
strengthen tobacco-free policies affecting residents in North Louisiana. To increase
awareness of and utilization of preventive health care services and initiate and strengthen
tobacco-free policies among north Louisiana residents.
Presenter:      Larry Proctor, M.O.V.E. Inc., Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Location:       Riverboat
Division:       Health / General
Section:        Public Health/Health Education/Ethnic Minority/Research/Exercise
                Science
148
Recognition and Prevention of Common Injuries
This segment will teach you how to recognize common injuries and determine what level
of treatment is indicated. Additionally, you will learn strategies to avoid common sports
related injuries and treatments in the unfortunate chance that they occur.
Presenter:      Gloria Wall, Go Physical Therapy
Location:       Natchez
Division:       Physical Education / Health
Section:        Secondary / Coach Education / Public Health / Health Education

149
Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana: Facts and Myths
Come to this session to learn the basics of your retirement system and remove any
misconceptions you may have about your defined benefit plan and erroneous or unclear
information you may have received from outside sources. Topics covered include the
different types of retirement; eligibility and service credit; sick leave; and benefit
calculation and options. TRSL representatives will also have an information table to
answer questions about your retirement system.
Presenter:      Heather Landry & Judith Allen, Teachers’ Retirement System of LA
Location:       Samuel Clemons
Division:       Recreation/ General


5:00 -6:00



150
Rap With the Leaders
Students are invited and encouraged to meet with the leaders of their future profession.
Discuss issues in physical education with the local, district and national leaders.
Presenter:     Lisa Johnson, LAHPERD President
               Cam Kerst-Davis, SDAAHPERD Past-President
Location:      President’s Suite
Division:      General
Section:       Student

151
Poster Presentation
Enjoy the poster presentation in the Atrium. Cash bar available.
Coordinator: Susan Lyman, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:      Atrium
Division:      General
Section:       Research
152
Kaleidoscope Set Up and Rehearsal
Dancers will meet to rehearse for the Kaleidoscope performance.
Presenter:    Becky Coxe, East Baton Rouge Parish
Location:     Premier I
Division:     Dance
Section:      Dance Performance

6:00 – 7:00




153
Kaleidoscope Performance
Local performers will be on stage to showcase their talents!
Presenter:    Becky Coxe, East Baton Rouge Parish
Location:     Premier I
Division:     Dance
Section:      Dance Performance


7:00 –10:00




154
President’s Welcome Social (This event is included in your registration fee)
Come and join President Lisa Johnson for good food, fun and music by the pool
(weather permitting). Cash bar.
NOTES
                                  FRIDAY
                              November 7

7:00 – 11:30
REGISTRATION OPEN – Executive Boardroom


Sessions                                                       EXHIBITS OPEN
7:30 – 8:30                                                  FROM 7-2:30 TODAY!



155
Jumping for Joy
Jump into the fun and have your students jumping for joy! This session will introduce
beginning jump rope skills, partner skills and other ideas to motivate your class.
Additional information will be given out concerning ideas for coordinating Jump/Hoops
for Heart events for the American Heart Association at your school.
Presenter:     Neva Shillington, Jefferson Parish
Location:      Premier I
Division:      JRFH / HFH


156
Tag – You’re It!
This session includes a simple progression for tag games. Ideas for lead-up activities and
small-sided tag games that work on chasing, dodging, and fleeing will be presented.
Come dressed to participate and learn activities you can use in your own program.
Presenter:     Tammy Schilling, Louisiana Tech University
               Debbie Key, Hico Elementary, Lincoln Parish
               Jeannie Rowland, APE Lincoln Parish
               Leigh Ann Horton, Hillcrest Elementary, Lincoln Parish
Location:      Premier II
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Elementary
157
Line Dancing
Create healthier schools and beat childhood obesity, while providing FUN. It is a great
way of engaging with children by letting them have some fun, have a healthy workout. It
can be aimed at pupils who might not normally get involved in organized sports or team
games to give them a chance to do something healthier if you wanted to develop a line
dance demonstration team. Put on your dancing shoes and let’s go have some fun.
Presenter:     Linda Killen, 2007 LAHPERD Elementary Teacher of the Year, Caddo
               Parish
Location:      Cypress I
Division:      Dance
Section:       Dance Education / Dance Performance

158
Get Down, Get Fit, Get Funky with GeoFitness®
Get down and get funky with new and exciting fitness activities, dance, and games for
elementary up through high school. GeoMotion® is ideal for all grade school programs
for the reason that the curriculum offers a variety of uses for diverse age groups and
interests and can be adapted to specific age groups.
Presenter:      Paola Fontana, GeoFitness, Inc.
Location:       Mississippi/Delta Queen
Division:       Physical Education / Recreation / Dance
Section:        APE / Elementary / Secondary

159
Healthy Schools Program: Resources for Creating a Healthier School Environment
The Healthy Schools Program (HSP) support schools in their effort to create school
environments that promote physical activity and healthy eating among students and staff
– in the classroom, cafeteria, gym, hallway and schoolyard. Support to schools is based
on the Healthy Schools Program Framework, as a set of best practice criteria in the areas
of nutrition, physical activity and school employee wellness, and the Six Steps to
Creating Healthier School Environments. The HSP team provides free of charge
trainings, telephone and online assistance through our virtual program to any school in
the country – public, private or parochial.
Presenter:      Alyce Stewart, Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Location:       Creole
Division:       Physical Education / Health /General
Section:        Elementary / Secondary / Public Health / Health Education / Student /
                Administration
160
Meditation for Health
Meditation has a long history of being essential for spiritual growth and provides
important health benefits. Current research interests in meditation have increased over the
past decade in an attempt to document potential health benefits. This program will
summarize some of the findings and limitations of current meditation research.
Meditation techniques and practices used in research projects will be described and
practiced.
Presenter:     Wynn Gillan, Southeastern Louisiana University
Location:      Riverboat
Division:      Health
Section:       Health Education

161
Run Hard Live Easy – Running Programs and Biomechanics for Middle and High
School Students
This session will detail ways in which Middle and High School teachers can present fun,
innovative running programs for their students who may want to become
recreational/healthy runners. Proper biomechanics and techniques will also be addressed
to help teachers instruct students regarding how to prevent injuries during the running
unit. The focus will be on the fun and fitness, with the great benefits of running for a
lifetime!
Presenter:     Jenni Peters, Louisiana State University
Location:      Natchez
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Secondary

162
Weight Loss and Nutrition
Feeling fit-being capable and able to spend your time doing the things you want to do and
love to do - is the essence of being lifestyle rich. Nutrition, a healthy diet and good health
are much more than just a state of being free from illness and injury...it's a controllable
way of life. Thanks to the Arbonne natural approach to creating an all-inclusive line of
weight loss, health and wellness products, based on the very same botanical principles
that started the company, the future of your ideal physical condition is in good shape.
Arbonne's products meet your health and dietary needs at every stage of life with
premium quality ingredients, expertly formulated, all in an effort to help you live more
richly. Arbonne's Figure 8 Weight Loss Program takes the guesswork out of weight loss
with information and products that put you in control. Arbonne blends the best of science
and nature - along with diet and exercise - to form a safe, effective weight loss program.
With an emphasis on vegetable protein plus low carbohydrate and low fat, Figure 8
successfully weighs in with high quality, nutritionally sound principles and ingredients.
Presenter:       Nell Hollingsworth, Independent Consultant, Arbonne International
Location:        Samuel Clemons
Division:        Health
Section:         Health Education
8:45- 10:00



163
A Safari of Cultural Dances
This session will focus on teaching cultural dances for diversity with an emphasis in
Zydeco, Cajun, and Latin dances. The historical and cultural value of dance will be
presented as well. This session is for elementary, middle and high school teachers.
Presenter:    Josephine Charles, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:     Premier I
Division:     Physical Education / Dance
Section:      Elementary / Secondary / Dance Education

164
“Sport Stacking with Speed Stacks 101: The Basics!”
Sport Stacking…a track meet for your hands at warp speed; a jaw-dropping display of
dexterity; a mind-numbing manipulative motor skill! Stackers of all ages and abilities
find success in this unique individual and team sport that promotes hand-eye
coordination, ambidexterity, quickness and concentration through up stacking and down
stacking 12 specially designed cups. All participants will receive a FREE set of Speed
Stacks, Stacker Training DVD and information.
Presenter:     Daniel Wolff, Speed Stacks Inc.
Location:      Premier II
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Elementary / Secondary

165
Shake Your Groove Thing
Got rhythm? This session includes simple and fun dances for the rhythmically inclined
and challenged. Come ready to shake your groove thing and learn some great moves with
modifications to enhance the success of all students.
Presenter:     Tammy Schilling, Louisiana Tech University
               Tiffany Bowers, Louisiana Tech University
               Debbie Key, Lincoln Parish
               Jeannie Rowland, Lincoln Parish
Location:      Cypress I
Division:      Dance / Physical Education
Section:       Dance Education / Elementary
166
PLAY ON! Introducing a New Comprehensive Playground Curriculum for
Elementary-Aged Children
You know that children love playgrounds. But do you know how to use slides, swings,
“monkey bars” and more to teach fitness? Developed by a team of physical activity
experts, practitioners, AAPAR leaders, and kids, this session offers creative,
developmentally appropriate, user-friendly activities that will surprise and delight
teachers, recreation leaders and children. Aligned with NASPE’s standards, the activities
and games include the psychomotor, cognitive and affective learning domains; involve
numerous elements of play; and feature engaging concepts: Baboon Tag, Bear Hunt,
Reverse Tarzan, Sneaky Spider, Flying Squirrels, Synchronized Swinging, etc. Come join
the fun!
Presenter:      Russell L. Carson, LSU
                Sponsored by: PlayCore, Inc.
Location:       Mississippi/Delta Queen
Division:       Physical Education/ Recreation
Section:        Elementary

167
Preparing Undergraduate Students in Research Writing
This presentation is targeted at undergraduate college students and will help them prepare
for research writing. The content includes understanding the research process, how to
identify and find scholarly literature, how to master American Psychological Association
(APA) format, and how to write professionally. Discussion is welcomed at the end of the
presentation.
Presenter:      Shelley Armstrong, Centenary College of Louisiana
Location:       Creole
Division:       General
Section:        Student / Research

168
Wings to Wellness!!!....Implementing a Wellness Policy
Interested in implementing a parish or school wellness policy? “Wings to Wellness” is a
creative approach to presenting the policy to school administrators/supervisors, health
educators, and nutritional instructors. Come find out how your school or school system
can “Earn Your Wings!”
Presenter:      Kaye Cochran, Caddo Parish Wellness Coordinator
Location:       Riverboat
Division:       Physical Education / Health / General
Section:        Elementary / Secondary / Public Health / Health Education /
                Administration
BUSINESS MEETING: PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH EDUCATION
169
Contest Officiating/CECP – Coaches Education Certification Program
Lecture on registration requirements in the following LHSAA sports: baseball,
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball, and wrestling. Presenter will also discuss
the requirements for the CECP which includes the instructional and examination phases
and the program for temporary certification.
Presenter:     Kenny Henderson, Rhonda McCullough, & Keith Alexander, LHSAA
Location:      Natchez
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       Coach Education
BUSINESS MEETING: COACH EDUCATION

170
School Law for Physical Education Instructors
Attendees will be introduced to legal issues and strategies and suggestions on possible
means of avoiding legal problems. Among the subjects covered are: discipline of school
athletes, Title IX, tort liability, insurance issues and athletic personnel.
Presenter:       Nathan Roberts, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:        Samuel Clemons
Division:        Physical Education
Section:         Coach Education

10:15-11:30



171
“Advance Sport Stacking with Speed Stacks: The Cycle Stack and More!”
Take Sport Stacking with Speed Stacks to new levels of fitness and team building! This
session combines basic stacking patterns, the Cycle Stack teaching techniques,
introduction to the “Stack Meet” format and fitness activities. Participants will learn
proper teaching techniques and will gain the knowledge of how to incorporate this unique
sport into their daily physical education activities. All participants will receive a FREE
WSSA Stack Meet Manual.
Presenter:      Daniel Wolff, Speed Stacks, Inc.
Location:       Premier II
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        Elementary / Secondary
172
Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Dancing
Participants will make connections between academic concepts and basic rhythmic or
dance skills. This session is geared to the participant with little or no dance experience.
The participant gains confidence in introducing simple movement activities with math,
language arts, science, social studies, etc.
Presenter:      Melissa Parks, Dance Educator of the Year, LSU Alexandria
Location:       Cypress I
Division:       Dance
Section:        Dance Education
BUSINESS MEETING: DANCE EDUCATION / DANCE PERFORMANCE

173
Fun Camp: Families Understanding Nature
Wildlife and Fisheries, Michael Burns and Wayne Houston bring fishing and compass
skills as a sampling of the many activities kids and parents can experience at weekend
fun campouts.
Presenter:     Michael Burns & Wayne Houston, Wildlife and Fisheries
Location:      Mississippi/Delta Queen
Division:      Recreation / Physical Education
Section:       Outdoor Recreation / APE / Elementary / Secondary

174
Body Composition Assessment in Children and Adolescents Using FITNESSGRAM
Participants will learn how to estimate body composition using the two methods available
in FITNESSGRAM: skinfolds and measurement of height and weight. Participants will
also learn the rationale for the cut-points used to define excess body fatness and the
assumptions and limitations of each method.
Presenter:      Michael Zanovec, Louisiana State University
Location:       Creole
Division:       General
Section:        Research / Students
175
Young Athletes and Health Teens: Promoting Nutritional Principles to Get Optimal
Performance and Health
To provide information regarding nutritional needs of teens during activities to promote
healthy outcomes which include: calorie needs and sources, complications related to poor
nutritional sources, fluid replacement and eating disorders common among young
athletes. The information will be aimed at helping adults working with the young athletes
and teens understand information to promote optimal performance. It will also identify
complications and eating habits that can lead to long term health problems. Health ideas
for youth that are overweight and beginning activity and weight management will also be
discussed.
Presenter:      Leigh Anne Kamerman Buras, LSUHSC School of Medicine, N.O.
Location:       Riverboat
Division:       Physical Education / General
Section:        Elementary / Secondary / Coach Education / Public Health/ Health Ed. /
                Student / Administration / Exercise Science

176
Stress Can Make your Life a Big Ole Mess
Why are you sweating the small stuff? Learning how to change the way you are thinking
can change your life. And you know you don’t have to be a “Polly Anna” to have a
positive attitude, I’m Positive!
Presenter:      Tammy Swindle, Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans
Location:       Natchez
Division:       Health
Section:        Public Health / Health Education

177
APE Roundtable Discussion
Discussion of newest updated APE policies and procedures.
Presenter:     Janice Fruge, Louisiana State Department (APE)
               Valerie Altazin, East Baton Rouge Parish (APE)
Location:      Samuel Clemons
Division:      Physical Education
Section:       APE
BUSINESS MEETING: APE

178
Past Presidents’ Meeting
All past presidents of LAHPERD are invited to a social gathering in the president’s suite.
Presenter:     Cheryl Northam, Past President, LAHPERD
Location:      President’s Suite
11:45 – 1:15



179
LAHPERD AWARDS LUNCHEON – Must wear badge to attend – (This
event is included in your registration fee)
President Lisa Johnson Presiding
Recognition of LAHPERD members for their outstanding accomplishments and
service to the profession.
Location:      Premier I



1:30 – 2:00


Collect your playing cards for the Recreation Division Poker Run!
Presenter:    Marsha Boutte, East Baton Rouge Parish
              Carol Revel, East Baton Rouge Parish
Location:     Atrium – outside of the Executive Boardroom

1:30 - 2:30



180
Motor Learning Concepts Integrated into Physical Education Lessons: Teaching
Students How to Learn Movements
Teaching children to understand the motor learning process, including what kind of
practice facilitates learning, which skills transfer positively, etc. is important for the
promotion of learning though a lifetime (Rink, 2003). Practitioners need to teach students
to independently apply motor learning concepts when learning new skills. During this
session, participants will learn how to modify and sequence tasks to teach
developmentally appropriate motor learning concepts, focusing on the process of
integrating concepts and assessment of student understanding into existing lesson plans.
Presenter:       Jennifer Jeansonne, Southeastern Louisiana University
                 Paul Rukavina, Adelphi University
Location:        Premier II
Division:        Physical Education
Section:         Elementary / Secondary
181
Zumba Dance
Join the party! Join us for a fun, energetic dance exercise class that is sweeping the
nation. Zumba is a combination of low impact aerobics and Latin dance moves andsteps
set to exciting Latin music.
Presenter:      Katie Laumann, Creative Dance Studio
Location:       Cypress I
Division:       Dance
Section:        Dance Education / Dance Performance

182
Bands on the Move
Using dyna bands to aid in the development of athletic skills, improving fitness for
students of all ages and providing a variety of experiences for anyone on the MOVE.
Participation encouraged.
Presenter:      Josephine Charles, University of Louisiana Lafayette
Location:       Mississippi Queen
Division:       Physical Education
Section:        Secondary / Coach Education

183
Inclusion – Make It Happen
Inclusion provides opportunities for participants to experience recreation, education, to
fell valued and to make choices in developing their leisure identity in a regular setting
and provides support and accommodation to enable participants to have a satisfying
leisure and recreational experience. The Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission
(BREC) is striving to make their program inclusive, which means they are open to all
citizens of East baton Rouge, including those with disabilities. This presentation will
highlight BREC’s inclusion program, developments and future endeavors.
Presenter:      Katrina Coots, BREC
Location:       Delta Queen
Division:       General / Recreation
Section:        Student / Administration / Research

184
The Cost of Diabetes in Louisiana: Over 2 Billion Reasons for LAHPERD to be
Involved.
Diabetes is a common and serious disease in Louisiana and has the highest rate of death
caused by diabetes than any state (almost twice the national average). The total cost of
diabetes for people in Louisiana is over 2 ½ billion dollars a year. What can LAHPERD
members do to help reduce the destruction of this “Silent Killer”?
Presenter:     Phyllis A. Love, Grambling State University
Location:      Riverboat
Division:      Health
Section:       Public Health / Health Education
185
Special Olympics – “New Programs”
Helping everyone with inclusion and our “young athletes” programs; insurance,
background checks, etc.
Presenter:    Charlie Courville. Louisiana Special Olympics
Location:     Natchez
Division:     Physical Education
Section:      APE

186
Keeping the FUN in Fundamentals
The challenge of the education is to prepare a person to function within his environment.
An equal challenge is to develop an attitude of the joy of life-long learning. When a
person enjoys a task, there is a greater likelihood of repetition. The intent of this
presentation is to introduce tasks that use recreation activities as a cognitive
developmental tool.
Presenter:      Rose Turner, Southern University
Location:       Samuel Clemons
Division:       General
Section:        Administration

2:45 - 3:45



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CLOSING GALA - Don’t miss this exciting end to the convention!               Major cash
and prizes will be given away. You must be present to win.
Location:     Premier I

4:15 – 5:15



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Post Convention LAHPERD Board Meeting (all newly elected officers and incoming
board expected to attend) President, JiJi Jonas presiding
Location:    Mississippi/Delta Queen
5:30 – 8:00



189
Past President’s Social
Location:     President’s Suite
NOTES
List of programs by numbers for verification of attendance.

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