who is vtahperd? WE ARE VTAHPERD!


The VTAHPERD organization's mission is to service our professionals and pre-professionals in the fields of health, physical education, recreation and dance by offering information of importance to our members, and sponsoring various events and training throughout the year. We also recognize outstanding educators, future professionals, and community members though our awards program. Our fall conference provides knowledge about exceptional programs, new guidelines, professional development, and services for our members.

Our guidelines for practice are found within the VTAHPERD Constitution.


Contact us for more information, questions, or your comments.

Educators, students, and administrators in the fields of Health Education, Coaching, Adaptive Services, Teacher Training, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance are encouraged to join the association. Yearly dues are kept affordable for our professionals.  Scholarship opportunities for professional development are available to Vermont college student members. By joining this organization you will be able to network both with other professionals in your field and in related fields.

The Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance is a state-level organization serving  these professions.  VTAHPERD is part of the Eastern District Association  which is a regional-level professional organization.

The mission of the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance is to enhance the professional growth and development of its members; promote program standards; and serve as a liaison between the Alliance and its members through leadership development and the dissemination of information and educational services.

EDA is composed of the following member states:



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