State 48 Social in Nashville

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Executive Director, News & Events

If you are attending the SHAPE America National Convention in Nashville, March 20th through the 24 and you are a member of Arizona Health and Physical Education or an Alumni of one of our colleges or universities in Arizona then you are invited to attend the State 48 Social. It is being held at the City Tap House, 204 3rd Ave …

2018 SHAPE America College Bowl!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Executive Director, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations/Marketing

Attention Future Professionals attending the Nashville Convention!  Participate in the SHAPE America College Bowl! In Jeopardy-style, undergraduate/post-baccalaureate teams of 1-3 students from colleges and universities will come together for a friendly, yet competitive battle of the minds! Spectators are welcome and are encouraged to cheer on your students/friends, root for your alma mater, and test your own ability to answer the …

NFL FLAG-In-Schools Curriculum Comes to Life with New Easy-to-Use Online Training Modules

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals, News & Events

The NFL, USA Football, GENYOUth and Fuel Up to Play 60 have teamed with SHAPE America to develop a new NFL FLAG-In-Schools online training course for health and physical educators. Designed for use in grades 3-8, these activities align with SHAPE America’s National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education (PE), and are easy to integrate into existing PE …

What Is Physical Literacy And Why Does It Matter?

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals

What Is Physical Literacy And Why Does It Matter? BY TED TEMERTZOGLOU, @LIFEISATHLETIC Physical literacy is no different than other aspects of literacy. Kids aren’t born physically literate—just like they aren’t born knowing how to read or count. As a parent myself, I know you’re likely familiar with the terms “literacy” and “numeracy”. School boards across Canada have prioritized literacy and …