2018 SCDAncing Festival

March 17th & 18th
The Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities
Greenville, SC

SCDA Proudly Presents the 2018 SCDAncing Festival Guest Artist Sekou McMiller

Pioneering at the forefront of a new movement in Afro Latin dance, Sekou’s unique fusion style has a strong Afro-Caribbean essence that is laced with many different dance techniques combined with an explosive energy. His dancing and choreographies have garnered him broad recognition worldwide. Sekou’s diverse career as a Choreographer / Performer / Instructor ranges from performing off-Broadway in both Celia: the Musical and Afro-Tango to choreographing for Bravo TV, NUVO TV and Good Morning America. Also he has performed and choreographed for Top Latin artists including Gilberto Santa Rosa, Willie Colon, Ismael Miranda, Cheo Feliciano, Johnny Pacheco, Tito Rojas, Tito Nieves, PitBull, as well as the pop icon Madonna.

About South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

The South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SCAHPERD) is the only association for professionals involved in health, physical, and dance education, in South Carolina. Our members are current, retired, or future professionals who work in schools, higher education, community organizations, government and non-government organizations.

SCAHPERD consist of four member associations: 1) the South Carolina Association for Physical Education and Sport (SCAPES); 2) the South Carolina Association for the Advancement of Health Education (SCAAHE); 3) the South Carolina Dance Association (SCDA); and 4) the South Carolina Association of Future Professionals (SCAFP). The associations provide the content focus for members and the Alliance provides support for common needs and services such as professional development, advocacy, and communications.

SCAHPERD is aligned with SHAPE America/ SHAPE America Southern District and other state and national partners to further our mission.  The mission of SCAHPERD is "to promote health, physical activity and wellness among the state’s citizens through effective leadership, professional development, education and advocacy."

Why Join?

Membership in SCAHPERD is critical to support professionals working in the fields of health education, physical education, and dance. Your membership supports the work of the South Carolina Association for the Advancement of Health Education, the South Carolina Association for Physical Education and Sport, and the South Carolina Dance Association. The professionals in these association work hard everyday...


Who Should Join?

  • Dance, Health and Physical Educators
  • College/University Faculty
  • Allied Field Employees
  • Concerned Parents
  • Students
  • State Agencies
  • Health Care Employees
  • Businesses/Corporations
  • Non-profit Organizations


SCAHPERD Conference

91st Annual SCAHPERD Conference is November 9-11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach at the Kingston Plantation Embassy Suites.

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ESSA Impact on Health and PE(SHAPE)


Have You Moved?

If you’ve had a change of address (work and or home), please send us your change. SCAHPERD uses bulk mailing rates. Bulk mail does not get forwarded or returned. To ensure you receive SCAHPERD mailings send your change of address to SCAHPERD. You can email your change of address to scahperd@columbiasc.edu or mail it to SCAHPERD, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, SC 29203.

2018 Officers- Executive Committee
Past President- Gina Barton
President- Edith Ellis 
President Elect- Emily Enloe
Executive Director- Kym Kirby