WHAT: Cleveland State University’s College of Education and Human Services’ 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Adapted Physical Education Laboratory/Clinic
*Special Recognition and Award Presentation to a 30 year Volunteer
WHEN: Monday, February 25, 2008
6:00 until 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Cleveland State University
Mather Mansion First Floor
2605 Euclid Avenue
WHY: The Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Adapted Physical Education Laboratory/Clinic that serves families with children and young adults who have a broad range of disabilities. Each semester the laboratory/clinic provides participants with movement and aquatic programs that meet their unique needs. It also provides physical education and special education majors with training to assist them in providing the best possible programs for their students once they become licensed teachers.
On this occasion ten families will be honored for their more than 10 years of participation and loyalty to the program.
*A 30 year volunteer that is an adapted aquatics specialist to the program and Cleveland State alum will be presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The President’s Volunteer Service Award was created at President Bush’s direction by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.
6:00 p.m. Introductions of Guests and Special Attendees
6:15 p.m. Recognition of Families with 10 or more years of participation in the
6:45 p.m. *Special Recognition and Award Presentation to a 30 year Volunteer
7:00 p.m. Keynote Address:
“APE laboratories and what they have meant to families with children with disabilities and the pre-service teachers who work with them.”
Dr. Stephen A. Butterfield
University of Maine at Orono
7:30 p.m. Reception and Social
This event coincides with the 40 year celebration of the College of Education and Human Services commitment to engaged learning.
For further details, contact Dr. E. Michael Loovis, director of the Motor Development Center and professor of health, physical education, recreation and dance, at 216.687.4879.
For media inquiries, contact Brian J. Johnston, Director, Cleveland State University Department of Marketing and Public Affairs, at 216.687.7279 or 216.687.2290.
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