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SHAPE America offers live and recorded webinars for physical educators, health educators sport coaches, PETE and HETE professionals and students, and others with a vested interest in physical education and the health of our nation's children. All SHAPE America webinars are 1 hour long. Participants can request a certificate of 1.0 contact hour with each webinar they view.

Each webinar in the 2015 and 2016 SHAPE America "By You for You" webinar series is provided to SHAPE America members free of charge as a member benefit. Non-members can also access the webinars in this series for a fee of $19.96. 

Registration for webinars will open approximately a month in advance of the webinar date. Check this page frequently to see what's open for registration and what's coming up! All live webinars will be recorded and available for purchase in our webinar library.

Upcoming Webinars

SHAPE America's 2016 webinar series is off to a great start! Join us from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time for "webinar Wednesdays!" 

What Did You Learn Today? The Content of Elementary Physical Education

What Did You Learn Today?

Speaker: Shirley Holt/Hale, teacher of elementary physical education and co-author of National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Description: This webinar will focus on curriculum for elementary physical education and the selection of that content. It will discuss the differences between activities and skill acquisition within curriculum, the differences between a "busy, happy, good" curriculum and teaching for student growth in physical education. It will lead the participant into the design of curriculum with deliberate practice, feedback, etc. for student learning, and will also include a microscope for evaluating activities before selecting them for physical education. With reference to the grade-level outcomes within SHAPE America's National Standards, participants will develop the strategy for matching outcomes to the reality of teaching environments.
Member Price: $0
Non-Member Price: $0

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 Confident Me! A Free Middle School Self-Esteem Program


Speaker: Jessica Lawrence, Director, Cairn Guidance
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Description: Confident Me! is a one-session and five-session self-esteem program for middle school students that uses skills-based health education and focuses on: challenging unrealistic sociocultural ideals of appearance;media literacy with respect to these ideals;reducing appearance comparisons and appearance conversation;and encouraging body activism and positive behavior change. This webinar will provide more information about this free program to any middle school interested in using it.
Member Price: $0
Non-Member Price:

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Developing a Caring Sports Environment


Speakers: Lori Gano-Overway, associate professor, Bridgewater College and Marta Guivernau, assistant professor, Kent State University 
Date and Time:
October 26, 2016 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Description: As coaches, we are always looking for ways to better connect with our student-athletes to create a positive sport experience for them and ourselves. Join us for this session to learn how coaches can set the scene for a more caring sport environment. Our presentation will explain caring in sport coaching and its connection to the National Standards for Sport Coaches, provide participants with reflective tools and strategies for fostering a caring sport environment throughout the athletic season, and discuss how a caring coach might navigate discipline issues.
Member Price: $0 - FREE for SHAPE America members!
Non-Member Price: $19.96

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Archived 2015 and 2016 Webinars

Did you miss a webinar in the 2015 or 2016 series? They're still available via SHAPE America's Webinar On-Demand service.

Catch up on 2015 SHAPE America webinars!

Catch up on 2016 SHAPE America webinars!