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School of Human Performance and Recreation to host Conference June 25-26 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, June 15, 2009
Contact David Tisdale, 601.266.4499   

The University of Southern Mississippi School of Human Performance and Recreation will host the seventh annual State Conference on Recreation Inclusion June 25-26 at Hattiesburg’s Lake Terrace Convention Center.

The focus of the conference is the coordination of the best practices, theories and outcomes related to the inclusion of people with disabilities into community recreation programs. Experts and practitioners from Mississippi, Georgia, Louisiana and Alabama will serve as program presenters.

The conference format will include three to four professional tracts with six sessions each, plus two all-conference sessions for a total of 24 professional education sessions that will include research findings, programming tips and new games to include in program offerings.

The cost of the conference is $75 and includes all sessions, lunch on June 25 and refreshments. Credit for continuing education units is available at an extra charge. For more information, call 601.266.5576.

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