SIG Events at the 2018 SHAPE America Convention & Exposition

Special Interest Groups

SHAPE America’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs) give members with similar professional specialties the opportunity to stay current on key areas in health and physical education.

By adding a SIG to your member profile you can:

  • stay current on the latest trends in your field of interest
  • connect with members through Exchange - SHAPE America's member-only online community
  • meet at events, including SHAPE America's National Convention & Expo
  • serve in volunteer leadership roles within the SIG

There are currently 11 SIGs to choose from:

  • Adapted Physical Education & Physical Activity
  • College and University Instructional PA Programs
  • CSPAP Research
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Diversity & Inclusiveness
  • Education Based Employee Wellness
  • Health & PE District and State Administration
  • Measurement & Evaluation
  • National Board Certified Teachers
  • Students
  • Retirees
Select your SHAPE America SIG
SIGs are a free benefit of membership in SHAPE America and there is no limit to the number of SIGs each member can choose.

To make your SIG selections:

  • Log in to your member profile
  • Click on "My Profile" page
  • Choose the "Interest Area" tab. Special Interest Groups will be listed first on the page.
  • Click the pencil next to the special interest group section and select any SIG that you would like to join and click save.
Opportunities for new SIGs
Interested in starting a new SHAPE America SIG? Check out our criteria for starting a new SIG . Please contact the SHAPE America Programs Unit at to obtain the necessary information and submission forms.