2014 SDA-HPERA Convention

Monday, March 31, 2014
in St. Louis, Missouri

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This year's convention on Monday, March 31 will be held at the Hampton Inn—Gateway Arch’s “Clark Ballroom.” The hotel is located at 333 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63102.

We have reserved a block of rooms and negotiated a rate of $129/night for 1–4 people in a room (so you can share a room if you wish) for the nights of Sunday, March 30 and Monday, March 31. If you are staying for the AAHPERD/SHAPE convention you can reserve through Thursday night with a Friday check-out for the same nightly rate. To make your reservation, and to get that rate,

  1. Call: 800-HAMPTON (800-426-7866)
  2. State the Event Name: “SDA-HPERA Meeting”

The “Cut-off-Date” for room reservations for this rate is March 17.

The following amenities are included with your stay:

  • Deluxe “Hot” Breakfast Buffet—served daily from 6am–10am
  • Complimentary High speed Internet access in Lobby, Breakfast Area, and Guest Rooms
  • Complimentary 24 Hour Business Center
  • Indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, and game room

You can download a map of the convention area which highlights buildings and locations for the AAHPERD/SHAPE and SDA-HPERA conventions by clicking on the preview image of the map below.

Schedule for Monday, March 31, 2014

Time Event Facilitator/Presenter SDA-HPERA Position Place of Employment
8:00a Registration Matt Evens;
Randy Lonto
Convention Manger
Sunnydale Academy;
Ruth Murdoch Elementary
8:40a Welcome Rick Schwarz President Southern Adventist University
8:45a Worship Joe Allison - Education Superintendent, Iowa-Missouri Conference
9:00a “Does your passion meet your purpose?” Rick Schwarz President Southern Adventist University
9:15a “Sport teams and service” Tedd Webster - Great Lakes Adventist Academy
9:30a Jim Hanson Memorial Lecture: “The History of Adventist Gymnastics” Roger McFarland - La Sierra University
10:15a Break
10:30a “God in Sports” part 1 Greg Linville - Executive Director, Association of Church Sports & Recreation Ministers
12:00p Lunch meeting & award presentation Spaghetti Factory
1:30p “God in Sports” part 2 Greg Linville - Executive Director, Association of Church Sports & Recreation Ministers
2:30p “PhysicalGenesis: It’s Coming!” Rob Thomas;
Jim Ingersoll
Executive Director;
La Sierra University;
Southern Union
3:00p Break
3:15p “CREATION™ Health Curriculum” Jim Ingersoll;
Tamara Ritterskamp
Southern Union;
Forest Lake Academy
3:45p “Using technology in physical education” Seth Perkins - Redlands Adventist Academy
4:15p “Zero hour physical education” Doug Zimmerman - Escondido Adventist Academy
4:30p Business Meeting—electing new officers, other business Rick Schwarz President Southern Adventist University