NHAHPERD

NHAHPERD Awards:
Please take a moment to acknowledge your colleagues or anyone you think might be deserving of one of our awards:

Lilyan B Wright Service Award – Recognizes an individual or organization making a significant contribution to NHAHPERD.

NHAHPERD’s Meritorious Achievement Award – Recognizes a professional who best exemplifies exceptional and outstanding contributions to his/her respective discipline. The recipient receives a New Hampshire Excellence in Education Award in recognition of his/her leadership throughout the State during the annual “EDies” Department of Education ceremony held in June.

NHAHPERD Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award (Elementary, Middle or Secondary) - may be presented to a physical educator who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization related to teaching physical education.

Eligibility requirements include:
1. Current NHAHPERD membership
2. Degree in and/or certification as a physical education teacher, or other recognized credentials in physical education (to be reviewed by the awards committee)
3. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in teaching physical education
4. Minimum of 60% of total teaching responsibility in teaching physical education
5. Full time teaching contract, current at the time of nomination and selection

NHAHPERD Health Teacher of the Year Award (Elementary, Middle or Secondary) - may be presented to a health educator who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization related to teaching health.

Eligibility requirements include:
1. Current NHAHPERD membership
2. Degree in and/or certification as a health education teacher, or other recognized credentials in health education (to be reviewed by the awards committee)
3. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in teaching health
4. Minimum of 60% of total teaching responsibility in teaching health
5. Full time teaching contract, current at the time of nomination and selection

NHAHPERD Outstanding Professional Award Health – may be presented to a health professional who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization related to health. A nominee may come from any of the following areas of health promotion:
• Agency/Public/Community
• Business/Industry/Workplace
• Clinical Medical Care/Patient
• College/University
• School K-12

Eligibility requirements include:
1. Current NHAHPERD membership
2. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a health promotion field in New Hampshire.
3. Must have active involvement at the state, district, national and/or international levels.

NHAHPERD Outstanding Professional Award for Adapted Physical Education – may be presented to a health professional who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization related to adapted physical education

Eligibility requirements include:
1. Current NHAHPERD membership
2. Degree in and certification as a physical education teacher, or other recognized credentials in physical education (to be reviewed by the awards committee)
3. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in teaching physical education
4. Minimum of 50% of total teaching responsibility in teaching physical education
5. Full time teaching contract, current at the time of nomination and selection

NHAHPERD Outstanding Professional Award for Dance, Recreation, or College Teaching – may be presented annually to a dance, recreation, or college teaching professional who has made significant contributions to forwarding the objectives of the NHAHPERD organization.

Eligibility requirements include:
1. Current NHAHPERD membership
2. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the discipline for which the award will be granted
3. Must have active involvement at the state, district, national and/or international levels.