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2018 UW-River Falls Emogene Nelson Physical Education Workshop

Welcome back! This two day conference Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, is the first in our new state of the art Falcon Center Facility and will be held in Page Arena. Once again, UWRF has invited some of the best speakers in our profession to come share their best practices with you. This fantastic conference is jammed packed with session after session aimed to help grow your professional practice. Sessions include: teaching rhythms, best practices in teaching, classroom management in physical activities and much more!

Come meet professionals and students to expand your professional network! UW-River Falls Student registration starts at $15 (Early Bird by April 6th) other University Physical Education majors start at $25 (Early Bird by April 6th) and Professional Registration starts at just $99 (Early Bird by April 6th). There is no better value for professional development in Physical Education and Health that is this close to the Twin Cities (45 minutes).


Click HERE to register!


If paying by check:
Please make check out to the UWRF HPE Club.

You can mail the check to this address:
Mr. Dana Zimmerman
UW-River Falls
Health and Human Performance
Falcon Center
A163
1110 S. Main Street
River Falls, WI
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Friday, April 27
 

8:00am

5,6,7,8,....No Way! An Innovative Approach to teaching Dance in PE
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Hillier

Michelle Hillier

Founder & Creative Director, Experience Groove
We are all born to move. Michelle Hillier, founder and creative director of Experience Groove believes this with all her heart and is on a mission. After over 15 years leading and teaching "traditional" movement classes, she stumbled upon (literally!) an experience by Misty Tripoli... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 8:00am - 8:50am
Page Basketball Arena

9:00am

“IN AN INSTANT!”
Limited Capacity seats available

Capture and channel your students’ natural motivation to move by getting them active shortly after arrival using these proven initial activities. Eliminate waiting for participation by trying these easy-to-organize activities at the beginning of any lesson. This fast-paced activity session is filled with ideas to get your students moving in an instant!

Speakers
avatar for Steve Shelton

Steve Shelton

Physical Education Pedagogy, Radford University, Virginia
Mr. Steve Shelton became a faculty member in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Radford University (VA) in the fall of 2012. Current assignments include teaching courses in Motor Development, Theory and Practice of Cooperative Games and Activities, Behavior Management... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 9:00am - 9:50am
Page Basketball Arena

10:00am

My "Fantastic Fave" PE activities
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Barinowski

Kristen Barinowski

Elementary Physical Educator, US Games - Georgia
Kristen Barinowski (“Coach Bear”) is a Physical Educator in ForsythCounty, Georgia. She has been teaching for 14 years and works to inspirestudents to do their best as they work to improve their fitness and skilllevels. She believes that it’s important to set an example of lifetime... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am
Page Basketball Arena

11:00am

Physical Education Teaching Lesson Evaluation - Beginning to End
Limited Capacity seats available

Take part in an active lesson.  At the end Eric will take you through an administrator's perspective analyzing the lesson using the Danielson model as well as other models to reaffirm best teaching practices in Physical Education. 

Speakers
avatar for Eric Stern

Eric Stern

Administrator of Physical Education, Health, and Drivers Education, Palm Beach County Public Schools, Florida
Eric Stern is the Administrator for Physical, Health and Driver Education in the Department of Curriculum for the School District of Palm Beach County, the 11th largest school district in the U.S. and the 5th largest in the state of Florida, with 185 schools and an enrollment of approximately... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am
Page Basketball Arena

12:00pm

Lunch (On your Own)
Lunch is not provided. There are restaurants/eateries near the campus that require driving to eat lunch. 

1:00pm

OPEN Physical Education Activities
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Barinowski

Kristen Barinowski

Elementary Physical Educator, US Games - Georgia
Kristen Barinowski (“Coach Bear”) is a Physical Educator in ForsythCounty, Georgia. She has been teaching for 14 years and works to inspirestudents to do their best as they work to improve their fitness and skilllevels. She believes that it’s important to set an example of lifetime... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Page Basketball Arena

2:00pm

“Progressive Game Stages One and Two: Object Control and Complexity Added”
Limited Capacity seats available

What’s missing in the gym? Content Development! This session will focus on Stage One: Object Control and Stage Two: Complexity Added. Experience how to move your students through the first two (of four) stages of game play and use carefully designed task progressions to take learners from one level of performance to another level of performance. After learning to maintain control of an object, participants will increase complexity by combining skills and adding cooperative relationships with teammates.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Shelton

Steve Shelton

Physical Education Pedagogy, Radford University, Virginia
Mr. Steve Shelton became a faculty member in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Radford University (VA) in the fall of 2012. Current assignments include teaching courses in Motor Development, Theory and Practice of Cooperative Games and Activities, Behavior Management... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Page Basketball Arena

2:50pm

Total Health and Wellness using The Groove
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Hillier

Michelle Hillier

Founder & Creative Director, Experience Groove
We are all born to move. Michelle Hillier, founder and creative director of Experience Groove believes this with all her heart and is on a mission. After over 15 years leading and teaching "traditional" movement classes, she stumbled upon (literally!) an experience by Misty Tripoli... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Page Basketball Arena

3:30pm

Door Prize - Give away courtesy of Gopher
Limited Capacity seats available

There will be a fantastic door prize give away provided by Gopher. 

Friday April 27, 2018 3:30pm - 3:45pm
Page Basketball Arena

4:00pm

Social Meet and Greet - at Juniors Restaurant
Come join us for networking and sharing in a fun environment!

Friday April 27, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Junior's Restaurant 414 South Mainstreet, River Falls, WI 54022
 
Saturday, April 28
 

8:00am

Exploring Cultural Dance in an Innovative Way
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Hillier

Michelle Hillier

Founder & Creative Director, Experience Groove
We are all born to move. Michelle Hillier, founder and creative director of Experience Groove believes this with all her heart and is on a mission. After over 15 years leading and teaching "traditional" movement classes, she stumbled upon (literally!) an experience by Misty Tripoli... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 8:00am - 8:50am
Page Basketball Arena

9:00am

Implementing Classroom Management in Movement Activities
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Barinowski

Kristen Barinowski

Elementary Physical Educator, US Games - Georgia
Kristen Barinowski (“Coach Bear”) is a Physical Educator in ForsythCounty, Georgia. She has been teaching for 14 years and works to inspirestudents to do their best as they work to improve their fitness and skilllevels. She believes that it’s important to set an example of lifetime... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 9:00am - 9:50am
Page Basketball Arena

10:00am

Lesson Evaluation- Part 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Eric Stern

Eric Stern

Administrator of Physical Education, Health, and Drivers Education, Palm Beach County Public Schools, Florida
Eric Stern is the Administrator for Physical, Health and Driver Education in the Department of Curriculum for the School District of Palm Beach County, the 11th largest school district in the U.S. and the 5th largest in the state of Florida, with 185 schools and an enrollment of approximately... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am
Page Basketball Arena

11:00am

“Progressive Game Stages Three and Four: Strategies and Modified Game Play!
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed to focus on the final two game stages; Stage Three: Offensive and Defensive Strategies and Stage Four: Modified Game Play. Experience offensive and defensive strategies such as how to teach moving to open space and defending an opponent. Modifying game play to keep the action as continuous as possible will be emphasized. When the games begin, the teaching shouldn’t end!

Speakers
avatar for Steve Shelton

Steve Shelton

Physical Education Pedagogy, Radford University, Virginia
Mr. Steve Shelton became a faculty member in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Radford University (VA) in the fall of 2012. Current assignments include teaching courses in Motor Development, Theory and Practice of Cooperative Games and Activities, Behavior Management... Read More →


Saturday April 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am
UWRF Basketball Arena

11:50am

Lunch
Limited Capacity seats available

Lunch Off Campus

Saturday April 28, 2018 11:50am - 12:45pm
Lunch not included- Off Campus options close to Basketball Arena

12:45pm

Pre-K Activities
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Lieder

Michelle Lieder

Elementary Physical Education, Valley Crossing Elementary - Washington County Public Schools, MN


Saturday April 28, 2018 12:45pm - 1:30pm
Page Basketball Arena

1:30pm

Closing of Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Saturday April 28, 2018 1:30pm - TBA
Page Basketball Arena