NHAHPERD


Reward those outstanding professionals!

Please participate by nominating your colleagues for an award. It’s simple…

1. Send an email to Mary Ellen Alger, NHAHPERD Awards Chair – mealger@nec.edu
3. Fill out the Awards Nomination Form
2. In the email, please include the full name of your nominee, his/her contact information, professional role/title, and his/her school/organization and attach the Award Nomination Form.


Nominate individuals for any of the following categories:

Teacher of the Year-
Physical Education: Elementary, Middle, High School
Presented to a physical educator who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization related to teaching physical education. Current NHAHPERD Member. Certified, full time physical educator with 5 or more years of service.
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Teacher of the Year-
Health Education: Elementary, Middle, High School
Presented to a health educator who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization related to teaching health education. Current NHAHPERD Member. Certified, full time health educator with 5 or more years of service.
Outstanding Professional Award for Recreation, Dance, Health or College Teaching
Given annually to a recreation, dance, health, or college teaching professional who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization. Current NHAHPERD Member, with 5 or more years of service in field
Outstanding Professional Award for Adapted Physical Education
Given annually to an adapted physical educator who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization. Current NHAHPERD Member. Certified, full time physical educator with 5 or more years of service. Also have a minimum of 50% total teaching responsibility in physical education
Lilyan B. Wright Service Award
Recognizes an individual or organization making a significant contribution to NHAHPERD
NHAHPERD Meritorious Achievement Award
Recognizes professionals who best exemplify exceptional and outstanding contributions to their respective disciplines. The recipient receives New Hampshire Excellence in Education Award in recognition of their leadership throughout the state during the “EDies” DOE annual celebration in June. Nominee must have been a professional member of NHAHPERD for 7 years. Nominee is recognized for achievements from the elementary, middle school (junior high), secondary or college/ university level. Nominee must have had 7 years of active involvement in the discipline for which the award will be granted. Nominee must have active involvement at the local, state or district level.
NHAHPERD Merit Award
Help us identify individuals &/or organizations in NH who deserve to be recognized for their contributions to the fields of health, physical education, recreation and dance. If you work with a colleague or community organization or are aware of an individual or community organization who has contributed to our profession, please fill out the nomination form and send to: Awards Chair Curt Martin, P.O. Box 114, Contoocook, NH  03229. cwmsoccer@comcast.net.

The individual/organization should be working with the NH school systems at the elementary, middle, high school or college/university level or working in the recreation and dance fields on the community level. You may submit more than one nomination. Your reasons for meritorious consideration of an individual or organization should not be a broad scope of contributions. Some of the following areas may be submitted: evidence of leadership, teaching proficiency and competency; evidence of dedication, creativeness, innovation in the field; evidence of community involvement; evidence of influence upon students and faculty; affiliation with professional associations; writing and lecturing in the HPERD Fields.
The NHAHPERD Executive Board would like to thank you for taking the time and effort to help identify these worthy individuals.