Special Interest Groups

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

Take advantage of this free member benefit to:
  • Stay current on the latest trends in your field of interest;
  • Connect with members through Exchange, SHAPE America's members-only online community;
  • Meet at events, including SHAPE America's National Convention & Expo;
  • Serve in volunteer leadership roles within the SIG.

There is no limit to the number of SIGs you can join. Select from the list below:
  • 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

How 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 you would like to join, then 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 SIGs@shapeamerica.org to obtain the necessary information and submission forms.