James Madison University

Registration Information

Online Individual Registration

Online Group Registration

The 2019 Health and Physical Activity Institute provides an opportunity for teachers to share new and innovative teaching and learning practices.  The institute is supported by the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.  The primary objective of the initiative is to improve the quality of health and physical education instruction and provide support to implement the VDOE standards of learning for health and physical education which enhance the wellness and educational performance of Virginia’s students.  The institute consists of a variety of engaging workshops and general sessions. Participants who attend the entire institute (Mon-Wed) will receive a certificate of completion from the Department of Education documenting 30 hours of professional development.  

The institute will be held at the Festival Conference & Student Center on the east campus of James Madison University. On-campus housing is in an east campus dorm where you may select either double or single room occupancy, and sheets and towels are provided.  Being a dorm room you may choose to bring an alarm clock, reading lamp, extra towels, and an extra blanket. Or participants may register as a commuter and stay in a local hotel.  Participants who register as a commuter and stay in a local hotel are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.  The following local hotels have HPAI rates, please mention this when making the reservation:   Courtyard Marriot, 540 432-3031; Fairfield Inn & Suites, 540 433-9333; Hotel Madison, 540 564-0200; Quality Inn, 540 442-1515; Residence Inn, 540 437-7426; and Sleep Inn 540 433-7100.   

The institute begins on Monday, July 15 at 11:00 am and ends on Wednesday, July 17 at 3:00 pm. 


General check-in:
Monday, July 15 from 8-10:00 at the Festival Conference & Student Center

Early arrival check-in:   
Saturday, July 13 from 11:00 – noon & 3-4:00 at the Festival Conference & Student Center
Sunday, July 14 from 8 - noon & 2-4:00 at the Festival Conference & Student Center

Registration:  online - credit card and debit card payments only

Registration Type - On campus only available until July 2 Monday-Wednesday Sunday-Wednesday Saturday-Wednesday
Double & Meals $155 $218 $281
Single & Meals $190 $260 $330
Commuter/Meals $85 $117 $149
Sunday meals & workshop   $35
Registrations received after July 2, 2019 will be assessed a $25 late fee.  On-campus housing reservations end on July 2.   After July 2 only commuter registrations will be accepted & will require participants to make their own off-campus housing arrangements. 
  • Please visit the website for directions and details regarding the 2019 workshops once details become available.
  • No refunds issued for cancellations after July 2, 2019.
  • Registration is online and payment by credit card only.