ESEA Reauthorization

Take a look here for news on the ESEA reauthorization passing.


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Convention Wrap up

Thanks to all the Adapted presenters at the 2015 IAHPERD Convention. It’s not to early to start thinking about presenting at next year’s convention. Contact Adapted Liason John Dagger ( if interested.


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IAHPERD Adapted Sessions

The following Adapted sessions are scheduled for this years IAHPERD Convention November 19-20 in St. Charles. (Schedule subject to change)




9:30 IHSA`s programs for students with disabilities
Coral/Kurt Gibson

10:45 Providing Opportunity for Peer Interaction through  Unified Sport
St. Charles II/ Jennifer Marcello

12:15 Ways we can all Play
St.Charles II /Patricia Bailey

12:15 ICAPE Business Meeting
Topaz/ Shari Hayes

1:30 Adapting PACER test to students
Coral/Deb Baily

2:45 Building and creating a strong Adaptive PE program
Coral/Austin Lindley


8:15 Adapted P.E. Roundtable
Sapphire/John Dagger

9:30 Adapted Physical Education Curriculum  Development and Planning
Coral/Tara McCarthy

10:45 Modification Strategies toward Including  Students with Disabilities
Coral/Eun Hye Kwon

12:15 Various games and activities for students with Autism
Coral/Brock Nichols


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ICAPE has new President

At the 2014 IAHPERD Convention Shari Hayes (St. Charles North) began her 2 year term as ICAPE President replacing Steve Breen (Evanston) who completed his second two year term as president. Shari named advocacy as her top priority going forward as she looks to continue ICAPE’s mission of getting out the word about quality APE.

ICAPE encourages everyone to check back frequently after the first of the year for updates.

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Welcome to the new ICAPE website

Welcome to the new web page of the Illinois Coalition for Adapted Physical Education (ICAPE). Our goal is to make this site the go to place for APE information in the state of Illinois. In the coming months we will be updating the page with new features designed with the APE specialist in mind, so check back often and let us know what you would like to see added.

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