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KAHPERD Awards

Each year KAHPERD honors teachers, administrators, program coordinators and students for meritorious service in the field of health, physical education, recreation, and dance. We welcome your assistance in suggesting an individuals who deserve and qualify for these awards.

Specialty Awards

  • Wayne Osness Honor Award
  • Vicki Worrell Service Award
  • Kathy Ermler Technology Award

Teacher of the Year Awards

  • Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year
  • Dance Education Teacher of the Year
  • Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year
  • Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year
  • High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year
  • School Health Education Teacher of the Year

Professional Awards

  • Administrator of the Year
  • Young Professional of the Year
  • Recreation Professional of the Year

Joint Project Awards

  • Jump Rope for Heart Coordinator of the Year
  • Hoops for Heart Coordinator of the Year
  • JRFH/HFH Combined Event Coordinator of the Year

Outstanding Student Awards

  • Graduate Student Major – Education
  • Graduate Student Major – Research
  • Undergraduate Student Major – Education
  • Undergraduate Student Major – Non-Education Discipline
  • Outstanding  Undergraduate Student of the Year

How to Nominate 

  1. Make sure the nominee meets all the requirements for the award for which he/she is being nominated.
  2. Notify the person of his/her nomination and confirm their interest in pursuing the nomination process.
  3. Submit nominations online to the Awards Committee Chair.
  4. Submit support materials to Awards Committee Chair.

 

For all Appreciation Awards, complete the nomination form and submit to the KAHPERD Executive Director by October 15th.

Nomination and Submission Deadlines

March 10
Nominations Deadline for Specialty, Teacher of the Year, and Professional Awards

June 15
Support Materials Deadline for Specialty, Teacher of the Year and Professional Awards

August 1
Nominations deadline for Joint Projects Awards

September 1
Nominations Deadline for Outstanding Student Majors of the Year and Support Materials Deadline for Joint Projects Awards

September 20
Support materials deadline for Outstanding Student of the Year Awards
 

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