Northwest District Awards

Northwest District honors members for distinctive contributions to the profession and service to SHAPE America at the district and national level.

Questions? Contact Cathy Fischer, Northwest District Awards Chair.


District/National Awards

All SHAPE America members may submit nominees for national SHAPE America awards. These awards are presented annually at the National Convention & Expo. Application Deadline: October 15.


SHAPE America Teacher of the Year Award
This award recognizes outstanding teachers in adapted physical education, dance education, health education, and physical education at both the district and national level.

You must be a state teacher of the year award recipient to apply. State recipients from the previous two years are eligible for the current District award (e.g., 2016 and 2017 state winners are eligible for the 2018 District Teacher of the Year award).

Application Deadline:
September 15


Northwest District Awards

Northwest District Honor Award
The Honor Award is the highest recognition the Northwest District can bestow on an individual who is clearly outstanding in his/her profession with long and distinguished service to health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or sport.

Nomination Deadline: February 1
Candidate Application Deadline: March 1



Northwest District Service Award
The Northwest District Service Award recognizes an individual or organization making a significant contribution to the Northwest District. This award shall be given when uniquely deserved and is therefore not necessarily an annual event. Multiple awards may be given in any year. Any individual or organization is eligible to receive this award and SHAPE America membership is not a prerequisite; however, exceptional leadership and/or service should be exhibited.

Nomination Deadline: February 1
Candidate Application Deadline: March 1



College/University Professional of the Year Award
This award honors a college/university professional in health, physical education, adaptive physical education or dance pedagogy.

Nomination Deadline: February 1
Candidate Application Deadline: March 1



Northwest District Presidential Citation Award
Presidential Citation Awards are given in recognition and appreciation of individuals and/or organizations that have played a significant role in the development of the profession, advocacy for the mission of the Northwest District and/or support for the president in his/her leadership role.

Citations are awarded on the recommendation of the current Northwest District president and on approval of the Leadership Council.

 

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