The General division of TAHPERD consists of the following sections: Diversity, Instructional Technology, Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart, and K-12 Administrators. The purpose of this division is to provide instructional support for quality programming by:

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addressing the unique contributions of each section within the division

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collaborating with sections in other TAHPERD divisions


Diversity Section
The goal of this section is to:

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Promote diversity and inclusion in all TAHPERD activities

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Provide quality programs for teaching students of diverse backgrounds (e.g., age, culture, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, religion).

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Promote TAHPERD involvement among professionals of diverse backgrounds


Jump Rope for Heart Section

The goal of the this section, in conjuction with the JRFH & HFH Committee, is to work with the American Heart Association staff for Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart programs to:

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Develop strategies to improve schools' participation in these programs

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Create the program for the JRFH & HFH Gala during the TAHPERD Convention

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Create and/or present programs at the TAHPERD Convention and Summer Conference on JRFH & HFH programs

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Work with the TAHPERD leadership to develop recognition and incentives to increase the participation of teachers in the JRFH & HFH programs.


>> Local Youth Market Directors
>> The AAHPERD-AHA Partnership
>> Texas JRFH Demo Teams

Instructional Technology Section
The goal of this section is to:

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Provide quality instructional technology programs to all HPERD members

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Promote the use of different forms of technology to enhance instruction in K-12 settings

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Collaborate and co-sponsor presentations with each TAHPERD division during summer conference and annual convention

K-12 Administrators Section
The goal of this section is:

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Offer quality K-12 administrative presentation and work sessions

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Provide networking opportunities

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Develop leadership skills

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Mentor aspiring new K-12 administrators