SHAPE America and Gopher Sport Announce Partnership to Support Health and Physical Education in Communities and Schools Across the Country

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

RESTON, VA, October 17, 2018 – Gopher Sport and SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators today announced a three-year partnership to plan, market and implement two new programs to support health and physical education: the Big Feats for SHAPE America Virtual Race and Health. Moves. Minds.™, an educational fundraising program. The Big Feats Virtual Race is a …

Don’t Miss this Opportunity! Skillastics® Physical Activity Grant

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America, State Convention

Take a chance, you might win $1,000 of Skillastics Activity Kits and up to $1,000 to attend SHAPE America National Convention in Tampa, FL! It takes only three questions for the opportunity to add Skillastics to your program AND learn from the best at the SHAPE America Convention.   Don’t delay, submit your application today. Deadline is October 31, 2018 CLICK …

DANCEPL3Y Instructor Training

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America, State Convention

I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be teaching an exclusive 1-Day DANCEPL3Y Kids “Express” Instructor training at AZHPE on October 26th! In this training, you’ll Get active in a Master Class, featuring 10 of our most popular dances Learn how to develop physical literacy through dance Discover verbal, physical, and interpersonal coaching skills Learn step-by-step choreography for 4 simple songs …

Fuel Up To Play 60 Program Advisor Training

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Fuel Up To Play 60 Program Advisor Summit!!!!! This fun, high energy event is scheduled for October 2 from 8 am – 5 pm at The Tempe Buttes.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Featured this year will be Danielle from Dance Play with a Pound Workout. Do you like to win prizes?  Encourage a person from a school that is not …

Chronic Absenteeism? Talk to Your Health and PE Teacher!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

By Judy LoBianco posted 5 days ago Chronic absenteeism – missing at least 15 school days each year, as noted in this article by The Brookings Institution  – is an old problem in search of new answers. From bad grades to bullying, mental or emotional issues to difficulties with basic needs such as housing and food, there are many reasons why children are absent. It’s …