Past President NJAHPERD/Advocacy Chair
Eastern Seaboard Advocacy Chair
Member, NAPHL Advocacy Committee
As Physical Literacy and Health Literacy professionals, it is important to advocate for quality Physical Education and Health Education in every school across the country to build healthy communities. Physical Education and Health Education classes are important for receiving information, cultivating critical thinking skills, inspiring imagination, and developing the skills needed to lead active and healthier lifestyles.
To build healthy communities, we should advocate for policies that:
What can you do now? Start being an advocate with your local community-schools, school board and legislative members.
The most important thing is to let your voice be heard. Remember “If you are not at the table, you are not on the Menu”!
Contact the Academy Advocacy Committee to share your advocacy ideas by using the information below:
Fely Curva, Co-Chair- firstname.lastname@example.org
Betsy Fede, Co-Chair- email@example.com
Maria Melchionda, Board Liaison – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandra Sims, Board Liaison – email@example.com