The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AHPERD) elected Clancy Seymour, EdD, president during the organization’s 82nd annual conference November 20-23.
Seymour is an assistant professor of kinesiology at Canisius and director of the Physical and Health Education Teacher Education (P/HETE) program. He currently teaches capstone and student-teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, Seymour teaches classes in assessment and teaching methods.
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Additionally, the Canisius P/HETE program made a big splash at the NYS AHPERD Conference from Thursday, November 21 – Saturday, November 23. Students from the Physical and Health Education/Teacher Education (P/HETE) program attended the 82nd annual New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYS AHPERD) conference in Verona, NY. Teacher candidates Gianna Marcantonio, Jacob Slade and Geoff Blake were honored as P/HETE Major Award Winners during the Amazing Persons Ceremony on Thursday, November 21st. Shawn Parkhurst and Johnathan Connelly alongside Kate Huber (counselor education), alumni of the P/HETE program, were also honored for their contributions to the health and physical education profession.
Clancy Seymour, EdD, assistant professor/assistant director of the Physical and Health Education Teacher Education, presented the new proposed version of the Physical Education Learning Standards to the Higher Education Teacher Education Academy and the general membership on Wednesday and Thursday at the conference.
The Western Zone Chapter of the association and the Canisius College P/HETE program hosted a joint social for zone members, current teacher candidates and former alumni of the college with over 100 members in attendance. A special thanks to Joe Evans, adjunct professor of kinesiology, for his efforts to coordinate P/HETE attendance along with Dr. Seymour and Lauren Kicak, associate director for graduate admissions for her co-sponsorship of the event.
Submitted by: College Communications