GENERAL DIVISION

The General division of TAHPERD consists of the following sections: Assessment & Evaluation, Diversity, Instructional Technology, K-12 Administrators, and Retired Professionals. 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


Assessment & Evaluation Section
The goal of this section is to:

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 Provide support for HPERD professionals in creating authentic assessments and measuring outcomes, with the aim of helping them to provide quality programming for their constituents. 

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Support TAHPERD’s efforts in advocacy for our profession.

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Provide continuing education for HPERD professionals related to evaluation within the different educator groups represented by TAHPERD membership (e. g. K-12, college). 


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


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