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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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Steve Shelton

Radford University, Virginia
Physical Education Pedagogy

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 in PE, Methods of Teaching Elementary Physical Education, Theory and Practice of Movement Concepts and Skill Themes, Effective Teaching Skills in PE, Teaching Physical Education for Inclusion, and K-12 Student Teaching in Physical Education.

As an active member of the Virginia Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance (VAHPERD) and the West Virginia Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance (WVAHPERD), professional activities have included eight presentations at the annual VAHPERD state conference since 2008 and six presentations at the WVAHPERD state convention since 2014. The Virginia Journal has published articles Steve authored regarding systematic self-supervision techniques, the association between physical activity and academic progress, insights related to presenting at professional conventions, and creating kinesthetic classrooms.

Additionally, Steve has become a contributor to the PELinks4U website (www.pelinks4u.org). Recent professional activities and honors include continued work on the PECentral.org Lesson Ideas Advisory Board, and in 2011, Steve was nominated and selected on a competitive basis as a national finalist for the NFL Network's Physical Education Teacher of the Year award. Steve continues to direct the Southwest Virginia VAHPERD Workshop, an important outreach commitment to increase membership and services to health and physical education professionals and students in southwestern Virginia and beyond.

Steve currently resides with his family in Christiansburg, Virginia and enjoys staying physically active, working around the house, and being near the ocean.