2017 Regional Conference-Albuquerque, NM

SHAPE America Regional Conference
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Albuquerque, NM
June 25-27, 2017

Presented by Northwest and Southwest Districts and co-hosted by SHAPE New Mexico.

Conference Registration

Conference Program

This conference will not have a printed program. We recommend using the mobile app or online scheduler to view session details and create your personal schedule prior to arriving at the conference.

You can also print a "simple schedule" that includes session titles, times and rooms (but not session/speaker details).

TIP: Log in to the app/online scheduler using the email address you used to register for the conference. This will allow you to create your personal schedule, download session handouts, complete session evaluations, and more!

Conference Details


Sunday, June 25
12:30-5 p.m.
(preregistration requested)

  • "Best of the West" Workshop
    Don't miss the opportunity to learn from more than a dozen state, district and national Teachers of the Year who lead their students and communities with passion. You'll learn new ideas and teaching strategies to take back to your school and start using next fall. These outstanding presenters will deliver a dynamic session that will benefit you and your programs! 
  • Physical Activity Leader (PAL) Workshop
    The Physical Activity Leader (PAL) Learning System, a dynamic professional development resource within the Active Schools (formerly Let's Move! Active Schools) framework, develops the best possible champions for school-based physical education and physical activity. This in-person leadership workshop kicks off the Learning System. 



Randy Chambers Keynote Speaker 2017 SHAPE America Regional Conference Monday, June 26
9:30 - 10:20 a.m.

Opening General Session
Keynote by Randy Chambers, 3Dimensional Coaching

3Dimensional Coaching: Maximizing Potential Through Transformational Leadership

Are you frustrated with today's "entitlement generation" driven by immediate gratification? How do we stay motivated as leaders and how do we motivate and inspire our followers to commit to a long-term process? Join Certified 3Dimensional Coaching presenter Randy Chambers to gain an understanding of how the 3D Coaching framework will empower you to transform culture and capture the minds and hearts of your followers. If you want to be a transformational leader and maximize potential, this is your session! 


Sharon Warren keynote speaker 2017 SHAPE America Regional Conference Monday, June 26
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Awards Luncheon
Keynote by Sharon Warren, Polar Electro, Inc.

Sit Less, Move More 

Being more active is a hot topic right now. This presentation will talk about how physical educators can get that message out to the masses, and how to put those ideas into practice in your school and your own life. 


Aaron Hart keynote speaker 2017 SHAPE America Regional Conference Tuesday, June 27
9:30 – 10:20 a.m.

General Session
Keynote by Aaron Hart, US Games

The Foundation of Great Teaching: It's All in Your Heart

After 20 years in education, Aaron Hart believes he's uncovered the formula that produces the foundation for all great teachers. Here's the good news — you carry all of the necessary elements inside your heart! Aaron's talk will focus on his time as an urban physical educator and how his experience at Public School 202 in New York City shaped his career as well as his views of teaching as a profession.


Professional Development Hours

Approved sessions for the following continuing education credits will be identified on the mobile app and online scheduler with a mortar board cap icon:

  • SHAPE America Contact Hours (SACH) — For attendees in the health, physical education, sport and leisure (or related) professions. (no fee required)

  • Continuing Education Credit Hours (CECH) — For attendees who are Certified Health Education Specialists and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists. ($10 for SHAPE America members/$15 for non-members)

Registration Rates

All registration fees include admittance to the Awards Luncheon on Monday, June 26.

2017 SHAPE America Regional Conference Rates

Conference Venue

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM

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