2018 CAHPERD State Conference

2018 CAHPERD State Conference

2018 CAHPERD State Conference 

Oakland, CA - February 22-24, 2018

This year, the agenda will include 3 FULL days of programming - Thursday 8am - Saturday 5:30pm.

Two ways to register: 
Download the pre-registration form, fill it out and then fax, email, or mail it with your check, credit card number or a copy of your PO. 

Pre-Registration Form (This form is designed to be filled out on the computer and then printed)


Pre-register Online with a credit card.
Please log in or create an account to register. 

**If paying with a PO, you must fax or email or mail in your pre-reg form with a copy of the PO.  PO's are not accepted for on-line registration**


Professional CAHPERD Member $225 $255
Professional Non-Member $340 $370
Student CAHPERD Member $50 $65
Student Non-Member (includes 1-yr membership, must join as a student
member before you can register.)
$70 $85
Retired Member $110 $125

CAHPERD invites University students (future professional members) to apply to be a volunteer for the 2018 CAHPERD Conference in Oakland, CA, February 22-24.  University students volunteering at the conference will receive FREE conference registration! Click here to apply.  Must be a current Future Professional CAHPERD member or join now ($20) to become a member.

Additional Cost Program Items:

Self Defense Certification will be held on Thursday, 8am - 4pm.  The cost will be an additional $99.

We are offering 2 recreational activities as well:

on Thursday - $20 per person  8:30-10:30am The timing includes 30 minutes of travel time on each end of the activity.  Activity is located at Lake Merritt, 1 mile from the Marriott. 
Transportation is not included.

Rock Climbing
on both Thursday (12:30pm-3:30pm) and Friday (2:00pm - 5:00pm) $40 per person. The timing includes 30 minutes of travel time on each end of the activity.  Activity is located 0.6 miles from the Marriott (15 mins walking).  Transportation is not included. 

CEUs will be offered through San Jose State.  You can purchase 1 or 2 CEUs depending on how many hours of the conference you attend.  The cost per unit is $60. There will be a table in the registration area, at the conference, to sign up and pay. Transcripts will be available from San Jose State approximately 3 weeks after the conference end.


  Amanda Stanec, Ph.D.
Founder: Move, Live, Learn

 Dr. Amanda Stanec was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada where she attended and played soccer for St. Francis Xavier University. Upon moving to the US, she attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where she attained a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in Physical Education and Sport Psychology. Completely devoted to her field, she enrolled in a PhD program in Kinesiology within the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, where she was recognized as the outstanding doctoral student in her graduating year (2006). More recently, Amanda was honored as the 2016 young alumna of the year by St. Francis Xavier University. 

Further achievements include the publication of more than twenty articles, as well as co-authoring several book chapters related to physical education, sport, health, and wellness topics. Most recently, Amanda has led projects on behalf of the International Olympic Committee, the Association of the Summer Olympic International Federations, and the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation. 

Amanda's most important work is, along with her partner Jim, raising their three kids in an active and nature-filled way.


.Martha James-Hassan, Ph.D.

Martha James-Hassan is a researcher, teacher, and leader with nearly 25 years of experience in urban education.
Dr. James-Hassan is a member of the faculty at Morgan State University, as an assistant professor in the School of Education and Urban Studies. Dr. James-Hassan earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Kinesiology in 1993, her Master’s in Inquiry Education from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2002, and her Doctorate in Critical Pedagogy from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2009. Her current research agenda involves investigating in-service teacher professional development, cultural fluency, and interdisciplinary education. She is considered a national expert in the Common Core State Standards and equity.


Oakland Marriott City Center
1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607

Our block of rooms has nearly sold out.  Block rooms are now only availbe for Friday night. (See below for other options)
Click here for Hotel Reservations
or call 
Toll Free: 1-877-901-6632 and mention CAHPERD 

Some optional hotels in the area:

(we do not have blocks at these hotels. Please go to their website to request current rate)

Courtyard Oakland Downtown 

Walking distance to conference. (0.1m)
As of 1/8/18 we have a small block of rooms at $165 a night.  Please call 1-800-455-7049 and mention CAHPERD
If those sell out:
Book through website
Prices on 1/8/18
Wed. - Sat. $299 a night
Thurs. - Sat. $144 a night 

Waterfront Hotel - A Joie de Vivre Property
Walking distance to conference (0.7m), bus transportation nearby, every 15 minutes
Book through website
Prices on 1/4/18
Wed. - Sat. $175 a night
Thurs. - Sat. $179

Nearest airport - Oakland International Airport

Oakland Marriott City Center does not have courtesy shuttle from the Oakland Airport.

Transportation to and from the Marriott:

The 12th street BART station is right across the street from the Marriott.
You will need to make one transfer of trains between the airport and Marriott
If coming from Walnut Creek, Concord, or Dublin, there still will be one transfer between trains.

Other Options:
Uber or Lyft 
Super Shuttle - https://www.airportshuttles.com

Please note parking rate and taxes are subject to change without notice and all fees include 18.5% City Tax 

*We will receive a 25% discount on self-parking prices listed below*


$35 Self-Parking with no in/out privileges*
• Guest will pay parking machines when exiting garage 

$40 Self-Parking with in/out privileges (Must be an overnight guest)*
• Parking will be charged to the guest room

Self Parking Daily Rates*
20 minutes                                                  $2.00
40 minutes                                                  $4.00
1 Hour                                                        $6.00
2 Hours                                                      $14.00
3 Hours                                                      $24.00
4 – 8 Hours                                                $35.00

Additional Rates
Lost Ticket Fee/per day (No Refund)        $35.00
Motorcycle Fee/per day                             $15.00


Overnight Valet
• $45 overnight parking
• $10 late check out fee after 3PM

Valet Daily Rates
• 0 - 2 hours       $20
• 2 - 6 hours       $30
• 6 - 24 hours       $45
• Daily maximum   $45 - no in/out privileges

Additional Rates
• Oversize Vehicle   $50    (vehicle that will not fit into parking garage)
• $10 late check out fee after 3PM


Exhibitor Information
Exhibit Space Application and Contract

Download the 3 Reasons to attend

2/22/2018 - 2/24/2018
Oakland Marriott City Center 1001 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607


This event is complimentary but you must add it to your schedule to receive a ticket.

Held on-site at the Marriott. http://www.playitsafedefense.net
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
2/22/2018 8:00 AM

Recreational activity at Lake Merritt.  Timing includes 30 minutes travel time on each end of the 2 hour activity. Lake Merritt is one mile / 20 min. walk from hotel.  Transportation is not included.
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
2/22/2018 8:30 AM

Times listed include 30 minutes of travel time on each end of the activity.  Transportation is not included.  Rock Climbing will be at the Great Western Power Company -  520 20th Street in Oakland.  (.6 of a mile / 13 minutes walking from Oakland Marriott) Thursday 2pm pacific to 5pm pacific
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2/22/2018 12:30 PM

This event is complimentary but you must add it to your schedule to receive your tickets.
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
2/23/2018 9:15 AM

Times listed include 30 minutes of travel time on each end of the activity.  Transportation is not included. 2pm pacific to 5pm pacific. Rock Climbing will be at the Great Western Power Company -  520 20th Street in Oakland.  (.6 of a mile/ 13 minutes walking from Oakland Marriott)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2/23/2018 2:00 PM

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