North/South Health and Physical Education Leadership Academy


Academy is FULL.  If you have questions, contact Mary Weikle (North Academy Director)

or Jerry Workman (South Academy Director)


More Information:

The WV Health and Physical Education Leadership Academy was established by the WVDE Office of Healthy Schools in 2003. Since then, over 200 health and physical education teachers in West Virginia have participated in this professional training.

The Academy is designed for Health and/or Physical Education teachers who are interested in being part of a quality program that will enhance their ability to deliver standards-based instruction. Teachers will meet on a Friday evening and Saturday in the Fall of 2010 and Spring of 2011 as well as 4 days in the Summer of 2011.

The Academy develops leaders in the fields of Health and Physical Education in the 21st Century by:
• exploring classroom standards-based instruction and assessment strategies.
• enhancing grant writing skills.
• empowering participants to become advocates for their programs.
• developing and expanding technology skills in education.

Academy participants will be given the opportunity to:
earn up to 9 graduate hours at no cost.
take the option to receive a stipend in lieu of graduate hours if all sessions are attended.
• get lots of freebies and great teaching ideas while having FUN and FELLOWSHIP.

Lodging (when driving over 50 miles from home school), travel stipends, and meals will be provided during the Fall and Spring sessions.
Room/board and a travel stipend will be provided for everyone at the Summer session.

*Please note that attendance at all sessions is required in order to receive a stipend or graduate credit reimbursements.

North Health and Physical Education Leadership Academy
Marion County
November 5-6, 2010
March 11-12, 2011
July 17-20, 2011 in Flatwoods, WV, Braxton County

Academy Director: Mary Weikle
Email: mweikle@access.k12.wv.us
South Health and Physical Education Leadership Academy
Raleigh County
December 3-4, 2010
March 4-5, 2011
July 17-20, 2011 in Flatwoods, WV Braxton County

Academy Director: Jerry Workman
Email: gworkman@access.k12.wv.us


Questions? You may email either Academy Director or call the Office of Healthy Schools at (304) 558-8830.