Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration Rates

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REGISTER BEFORE RATES INCREASE Take advantage of early-bird registration rates through March 15th REGISTER TODAY Over 120 hours of adaptive sport education offerings Training in 20+ adapted sports Roundtable discussions 2 receptions and many social & networking opportunities Poster session presentations 350+ adaptive sport professionals 6+ member organization-exclusive workshops 2024 CONFERENCE AGENDA Scholarship Opportunity CHECK IT OUT Are you an …

Western District Leadership Council positions

PartnershipAdapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Health, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, SHAPE America

Hi everyone, We are still looking for applicants for the following Western District Leadership Council positions- President- Elect (1) Member at Large (2) Future Professional (1) Applicants must be members of SHAPE America and live in the Western District. We encourage anyone who’s interested in serving the Western District to apply! Please share the link to the application with anyone …

MOVE UNITED EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Adapted Physical EducationAdapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Exhibits, Fitness, Future Professionals, Health, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, Skill Development

This year’s conference invites sport providers to gather over a common interest in ensuring athletes with disabilities have access to sport. Anticipating 300+ attendees at the event, discussion will center around improving access through centering people with disabilities in the business of adaptive sport.  Sessions offered during this event will fall under one of the following categories. Sport-Specific Instruction Non-Profit …

FREE In-Person Arts and Physical Education Summit

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FREE In-Person Arts and Physical Education Summit Saturday, February 17th, 2024 8:00 am to 3:00 pm North High School Phoenix, Arizona The Arizona Department of Education Title IV-A Team would like to invite you to our first ever in-person Arts and Physical Education Summit.  This dynamic event brings together educators and school leaders to explore innovative approaches specific to arts and physical …

Be a Fountain…..In a world of gutters, be a geyser

AdvocacyAdapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Health, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing

As a young man, an All-Pro football player was pulled aside by his college football coach and told the secret of life: Everybody you meet in this world is either a fountain or a drain. “I need fountains,” the coach growled. “You, you are draaaining me!” “You’re either a giver of the basic wellsprings of life or a thirsty taker,” wrote J.R. Moehringer …

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

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Teaching commitment, teamwork, leadership, cooperation, strength, endurance and many other important qualities, girls and women who participate in sports will attest to the fact that it’s healthy and beneficial in a myriad of ways. National Girls and Women in Sports Day is here to raise awareness for and act as a reminder about the positive aspects of sports and the …

Western District Leadership Council Application

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The Western District Leadership Council voted to have an application process in place of an election to select our 2024-2025 WD Leadership Council. For reference, SHAPE America currently uses the application process for all of it’s committees. We ask that you please share this application with anyone that may be interested. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yAo_1B3c4DFaS7E1j8pLO54jVc_m_qwHyn4aMjitRXU/edit. Applicants must be current SHAPE America members and …

Aren’t They Freezing? The REAL Reason Teenagers Won’t Wear Coats

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They’re Just Not Cold With every parent screaming “FINE… freeze then!” when their kid walks out the door totally underdressed, this might offer some peace of mind. It turns out there’s some truth to this! According to an article in the Washington Post, “The metabolic rates for kids up through their teens are higher than those of most adults, and so are their activity levels. …

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15th Annual School Healthcare Training Event Saturday, February 10, 2024 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM The University of Arizona Pediatric Pulmonary Center is hosting the 15th Annual School Healthcare Training Event. Topics include Smoking Tobacco and Vaping, Weight Inclusiveness, Toxicology, Food Allergies, & Pediatric Mental Health Final Agenda to Be Released Soon! Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building …

Kindness Resources

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Now’s the time to learn more about SHAPE America’s health. moves. minds. FUNdraiser — and our new Random Acts of Kindness Week resources: Classroom Kindness Activities (for K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12); Random Acts of Kindness Week Calendars; Kindness Scavenger Hunt; Let the Kindness Roll Game Card; Pay It Forward Kindness Cards; Pass Kindness Forward Social Media Graphics; And more! View Kindness Resources