MAPEC provides its members with professional development opportunities, resources, updates to current trends, and an avenue to communicate with others throughout the State. MAPEC members are actively invited to support the board in completing its tasks that promote “best practices” and quality physical education.
MAPEC is to provide a venue for adapted physical educators and other interested professionals to;
- Provide opportunities and resources for education, guidance, and encouragement to empower other professionals to meet the unique challenges of individuals with disabilities in the areas of health, physical education, sports, recreation, and dance.
- Promote well developed and "best practices" in health, physical education, recreation, and dance for individuals with disabilities throughout the state of Maryland.
- Encourage the promotion and development of quality physical education programs for individuals with disabilities in schools and colleges throughout the state of Maryland.
- Encourage the promotion and development of quality professional development programs of adapted physical education in higher education.
Current Board of Directors:
Katie Prichard - President
Matt Augustin - Vice President
Liz Metz - Secretary
Lisa Belcastro - Member-At-Large
Emily Clowser - Member-At-Large
Deb Marcus - Past President