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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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Back to School Summit
This virtual summit will offer participants the opportunity to learn from leaders in the profession, engage in real-world classroom scenarios, and network with peers. This free event aligns with SHAPE America’s aim to provide inclusive and equitable health and physical education learning opportunities for all educators.

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Teaching SEL in Health Education
This all-new professional learning experience (PLE) was created to help health and physical educators integrate social and emotional learning (SEL) into their teaching practice. The four-module program combines live Zoom instruction and self-guided study with enrollment and engagement in a private professional learning community.

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Teaching SEL in Physical Education
In this two-part, workshop-style webinar series, participants will learn more about social and emotional learning (SEL) in physical education from Paul M. Wright and Kevin Andrew Richards, co-authors of the book Teaching Social and Emotional Learning in Physical Education.

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SHAPE America Online Professional Institute
Online professional development for health and physical educators with affordable, self-paced resources for preK-12 health and PE teachers, teacher preparation faculty, future professionals, and more. View upcoming webinars and online courses.

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TOY Talk Tuesday
The TOY Talk Tuesday video series features tips and actionable resources for health and physical educators from SHAPE America’s National and District Teachers of the Year.

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EDI Podcast
SHAPE America’s EDI Podcast explores a variety of topics relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion in health and physical education. Each episode features insightful interviews and discussion with invited guests, podcast host Sean Nevills, and the rest of the EDI Podcast team.

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SHAPE America Podcast
The SHAPE America Podcast includes interviews with SHAPE America Teachers of the Year and other health and physical education champions. Listeners will have an opportunity to challenge their thinking, get tips from leaders in the profession, and learn new ideas to try in their own education setting.

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Unplugged
Tune in to SHAPE America's interview series — Unplugged — with SHAPE America CEO Stephanie Morris. Each episode features fresh interviews with some of the health and physical educators who are shaping the profession. No topic is off-limits!

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Research
Whether you are in the classroom teaching the next generation of health and physical educators, or conducting research that elevates our profession and leads to classroom solutions, you will find sessions of interest at the SHAPE America National Convention & Expo.

 

 

Continuing Education Credits
SHAPE America is recognized as a multiple event provider of health education contact hours by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). More than 500 CHES participate in 3,000-4,000 hours annually SHAPE America provides a variety of professional development opportunities with CHES/MCHES credits.

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