Purpose: The purpose of the professional development grant is to encourage participation at the MAHPERD Conference, Eastern District Convention or SHAPE America National Convention. This grant is intended to help MAHPERD members defray some of the costs of the conference/conventions. The Professional Development Grant program will provide financial support of $150.00 for up to 12 qualified individuals to attend one of these three conferences. Applicants must be employed within the disciplines of health, physical education, recreation or dance and must be a member of Maine AHPERD.
The application must be postmarked at least 30 days prior to convention/conference.
Applicants may not be a current MAHPERD board member.
Once approved as a grant recipient, a letter of verification will be mailed along with a payment voucher. Upon attendance at one of the conventions/conferences, the recipients of the grant will need to mail a copy of their convention registration along with the voucher that is issued to them to Marge Queen.