Welcome to the homepage for the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID). Our mission is to promote research, professional preparation, service delivery, and advocacy of Physical Education for individuals with disabilities. Membership is open to all persons who are or have been involved in professional preparation, demonstration, or research activity related to physical education and recreation for individuals with disabilities. University faculty in adapted physical education as well as public school and residential facility personnel are encouraged to become members.
NCPEID holds an annual conference each summer bringing together researchers, teacher educators, practitioners and policy makers to discuss critical issues and best practices in physical education and adapted physical education. Annual business meetings are also held in conjunction with the Adapted Physical Activity Council of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America - formerly known as the Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance). Read more...
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The 2018 NCPEID Annual Conference
Thursday July 19th - Saturday July 21st, 2018
2018 NCPEID Annual Conference details:
When: July 19th, 2018 - July 21st, 2018
Thursday, 7/19, 5pm-8pm for opening address, keynote and poster session with social
Keynote Address: Disability, Sport and Identity: A personal perspective
Candace Cable (Paralympian in 3 Sports, 12 Medals; Social Justice Speaker and Activist; Open Doors Access Inclusion Trainer; & Disability Consultant LA2028)
Friday, 7/20, 8am-5pm for sessions and business meeting
Invited Speakers on Friday:
This is Still Not Normal
Valerie Williams, NASDSEAdvancing Inclusive School Policies at the State & Local LevelEric Larson, Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Updates and Announcements from the Office of Special Education Programs
Sarah Allen and Louise Tripoli, OSEP
Featured Presentation on Friday:
Social Media Concerns and Pitfalls for Adapted Physical Activity Professionals
JT Koffenberger, Delmarva Group, LLC, Newark, DE & Iva Obrusnikova, University of Delaware
Saturday, 7/21, 8am-4pm for sessionsFeatured Presentations on Saturday:
Professional Preparation in Adapted Physical Activity/Education: Practicum Applications
Monica Lepore, West Chester University
The Need for Physical Educators to Teach Children with Disabilities: Findings from a Population-Based Stratified Random Sample of School Administrators
Justin Haegele, Old Dominion University; Suzanna Rocco Dillon, Texas Woman’s University; & JK Yoon, Oregon State University
Where: Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport, 1480 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA 22202
Situated in vibrant Crystal City, one mile from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport offers an ideal location close to Washington, DC. Walking distance of 1 block to the DC Metro Yellow and Blue lines offering very convenient access to all that DC has to offer in shopping, food, and entertainment.
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