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About Us

The Society of Health and Physical Educators of Arkansas


We are a non-profit organization of teachers, researchers, college students, and other professionals that advocate for physical education and health across the state. We are dedicated to the promotion of quality programs in public schools, private schools, universities, and community agencies throughout Arkansas. 

Our Mission

We provide opportunities for learning and networking that advocate for health and physical education teachers and students.

Our Vision

Preparing Arkansas students to lead healthy, physically active lives.

Who We Serve

K-12 Health & Physical Educators; Dance, Rhythms, & Gymnastics Coaches; Sports and Recreation Management Directors/Coordinators; Sport & Strength Coaches

Our Core Values


Connecting teachers, higher education, and future professionals in Arkansas to create a community of collaboration.

Learning & Growing

Providing knowledge, skill and understanding to support lifelong participation in a healthy lifestyle.


An organization that provides a voice for students and teachers in the health and physical education sector. 

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