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CUC co-hosts physical education workshop


Concordia University Chicago and the Northeastern District of the Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD) will host physical education author and expert J.D. Hughes on Saturday, March 9, at its River Forest campus, 7400 Augusta Street.

Hughes’ latest workshop, “New and Improved No Standing Around in My Gym” will maximize skills, participation and fun for K-12 IAHPERD professionals. Dress for physical activity, as Hughes will demonstrate cooperative and exciting new dances and games with academic integration ideas (math, language arts, etc.) for behavior and class management. Teachers will earn Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDU).

The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, March 9, in the Geiseman Gymnasium. Registration is from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Admission is $25 in advance or $30 at the door; non-IAHPERD members must pay an additional $50 membership fee. To register, e-mail Heather Isler, or Concordia-Chicago site coordinator Caryn Putra at