PEP Grant employees attend conference

December 17, 2013

SANDUSKY — Employees from Meigs and Southern school districts attended The Ohio Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (OAHPERD) convention in Sandusky, Ohio.

The convention was held Dec. 4-6.

The employees from these two school districts work with the Carol M. White Physical Education Program Grant (PEP) that deals with bringing physical education and nutrition to the classroom as well as improving the attitudes of students with improving or maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Meigs Local is in its second year of the program, while Southern is in its first year.

Some of the sessions that was attended: Learning Connection-Get Moving for Academics, Nutrition Team Activities and Assessment, How to Create a Caring Learning Climate in Physical Education, Kick It Up by Becoming Relevant and many others. The employee’s brought newly learned information about physical education and nutrition from the convention back to their schools to enrich the programs.