Conferences and Events

Take advantage of our numerous conferences, district conventions, and our annual National Convention & Exposition. Join us at any of our events and enhance your professional development.


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Professional Learning Institutes

SHAPE America will be hosting its inaugural SHAPE America Professional Learning Institute this summer! This year's theme will be Exploring the Mind-Body Connection: Social and Emotional Learning in HPE. The event will be co-hosted by SHAPE America’s Western District and Central District.

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SHAPE America National Convention & Expo

The SHAPE America National Convention & Expo is the only event of its kind! Choose from over 400 sessions featuring world-renowned speakers, honorees, athletes, and researchers. Visit the trade show highlighting over 200 products and service providers. Unite with friends and colleagues, and forge new relationships with professionals from across the country.

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Healthy Literacy Month

We invite health educators to reflect on how you go about teaching students to lead healthy lives. Are they learning the skills necessary to make health-enhancing choices? Use these resources to help your students take charge of their own health.

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PETE & HETE Conference

Join your peers at the premier professional development event for PETE & HETE program faculty and administrators. This event happens once every three years and showcases exemplary research, best practices and practical applications in the preparation and development of HPE teachers.

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Online Events

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National Physical Education and Sport Week

National Physical Education and Sport Week urges teachers and students to recognize the month of May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and to renew their commitment to make regular physical activity a part of their lives and quality physical education programs a part of this community's schools.

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SPEAK Out! Day (Lobby Day)

Advocacy is vital to the success of quality health and physical education programs across the country. In order to make an impact on the national policy landscape, we need all SHAPE America members to be strong advocates for the profession and for children. Join your fellow advocates in Washington, DC.

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Online Advocacy Day

Participate in our online day of action by reaching out to your members of Congress about the importance of health and physical education. Check back for updates on the 2018 Online Advocacy Day taking place in September!

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