See SPARK at National AAHPERD in Boston!


National AAHPERD is fast approaching!  SPARK will have a big presence in Boston and we hope you’ll attend one/more of our presentations listed below and see us in the exhibit area.

Presentations for Tuesday March 13th

“Exergame Workshop – United We Move Towards Active Games 4 Health”

8am -12pm

Aaron Hart

“2 Small, 2 Many, 1 Teacher = 5 Solutions!”

8am -12pm

Sandy Slade and Aaron Hart

“Let’s Move – Let’s Dance”


Courtney Sjoerdsma

Presentations for Wednesday March 14th:

“Fair and Equitable – Really?”


Paul Rosengard and Kymm Ballard

Presentations for Thursday March 15th:

“H.O.P.E.; A Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program”


Dr. Thom McKenzie, Hans van der Mars, Metzler, Shannon Williams

SPARK Demonstrations in the Exhibit Hall

  • 9:30-9:50am Area #1  “Team Dream Dance”
  • 11:00-11:20am Area #1 CASPER Dance Demo #1
  • 11:30-11:50am Area #1 “Moving Magic”
  • 2:00-2:20pm Area #2 CASPER Dance Demo #2

Presentations for Friday March 16th:

“Training Teacher Candidates in SPARK PE” (poster session)


Aaron Hart, Scott Townsend, Derek Mohr

“Evidence Matters: Translating Research Findings to Stakeholders and Policy Makers”


Dr. Thom McKenzie, Monica Lounsbery, Aaron Beighle

“Boogie Boost for Body and Brain!”


Catherine Himberg

Presentations for Saturday March 17th:

“SPARK – Yesterday and Today”


Dr. Thom McKenzie and Paul Rosengard