2016 Southwest District Summit

August 20    Phoenix
7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Learn to implement a standards-based physical education program in your school!

Earn 8 Contact Hours!


  • Register by phone: Call Member Services at 1-800-213-7193, ext. 1490.

  • Register by FAX: Print off the registration form above and FAX it to 703-476-9527.

Registration Fees

Professional Member
(SHAPE America or Arizona Health and Physical Education)

Student Member
(SHAPE America or Arizona Health and Physical Education)

Professional Non-Member*
*Includes one-year SHAPE America Basic Online Membership


Event Details

  • 7 - 8:30 a.m.
  • Registration open

  • 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
  • Implementing the National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for Elementary Physical Education

Shirley Holt Hale and studentLearn how to better understand and apply SHAPE America's National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes. This workshop includes information on curriculum design and assessment of student learning in elementary physical education. Through both cognitive and psychomotor engagement, workshop participants will experience the grade-level outcomes leading to mature patterns of skill execution and their application in gymnastics, dance and games environments.

Presenter: Shirley Holt/Hale, Ph.D.
Holt/Hale is a former president of AAHPERD (now SHAPE America) and the recipient of numerous national awards for professional excellence and service. She is also co-author of several books, including Lesson Planning for Elementary Physical Education and National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education.

12 - 1 p.m.

Brown-Bag Lunch
Bring your own lunch and listen to an update on the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This recently passed legislation identifies school health and physical education as part of a student's "well-rounded education." Find out how to ensure that health and physical education are included in the state's ESSA implementation plan.
Drinks and snacks provided.

1 - 3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions on Best Practices

  • Architecture of Accomplished Teaching — Engaging Students in the Standards and Authentic Assessment Process  
  • CSPAP in Action…Academic Enrichment Through Movement  
  • Standards-Based Student Assessment: How Do We Know Students Are Learning?  
  • Teacher Evaluations: How Do You Measure Up? Enhancing Practice Through Planning Using Danielson's Framework and Teachscape  
  • SHAPE America's NEW Administrator's Observation Checklist — 20 Indicators of Effective Physical Education Instruction

Closing Session

  • 50 Ways to Promote 50 Million Strong!
    50 Million Strong by 2029 is SHAPE America's commitment to empower all children to lead healthy and active lives through effective health and physical education programs. Learn how you can take part by engaging with your professional community, activating new initiatives and advocating for health and PE!



Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School
2720 E. Liberty Lane
Phoenix, AZ


There is no official hotel for this event. Recommended hotels:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites — Phoenix/Chandler
15221 S. 50th Street, Phoenix, AZ
(480) 785-8500 

Hampton Inn — Phoenix/Chandler
7333 W. Detroit Street, Chandler, AZ
(480) 753-5200