Oregon SHAPE

SHAPE America Regional Conference 2017

Are you looking for an exciting professional development opportunity for the end of the 2016/2017 school year? Look no further!

Registration is now open and the schedule is available for the 2017 SHAPE America Regional Conference, June 25-27 in Albuquerque, NM. Register now for early-bird savings!

This conference is presented by Northwest and Southwest Districts.

2017 Instructional Materials Evaluation Recruitment Opportunity!

The Oregon Department of Education is currently accepting nominations of teachers, curriculum specialists, and other experienced professionals for the 2017 Health and Physical Education evaluation and adoption of instructional materials. Individuals selected to participate will receive professional development, travel reimbursement, and an honorarium.

Please visit the Announcements and Notices webpage on the Instructional Materials page to find out more information on what committee member participation will require. To nominate a teacher or other professionals for this opportunity, please follow the link to the 2017 Health & Physical Education Instructional Materials Reviewer Nomination Form.

Training dates:  July 17 & 18, 2017 in Salem, and the review week is August 7 – 11, 2017 (location TBD).

For more information or questions, contact Jeremy A. Wartz, Instructional Materials Coordinator: jeremy.wartz@ode.state.or.us or (503) 947-5736

Oregon SHAPE Conference 2017 Call for Proposals is LIVE!

We are excited to announce that the Call for Proposals for the Oregon SHAPE 2017 Conference is LIVE! Submit a session today on any of the following topics.

  • Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Dance Education
  • Recreation
  • Exercise Science
  • Adapted Physical Education

Please fill out the form below to submit your session proposal(s) for the conference on October 13 & 14, 2017. Closing date to submit your session proposal(s) will be June 30th at 11:59pm PST. Make sure to submit as soon as you can as we have limited spots available!

Half day pre-conference workshops will be held on October 13. There will be a workshop on physical literacy presented by Dr. Dean Kriellaars, and workshops on the new health and physical education standards. October 14 will hold the full conference day with our keynote and all accepted sessions.

Call for Proposals Form

If you have any questions please contact Collin Brooks, Conference Committee Chair, at oregonshape@gmail.com.

#OSHAPE16: Another Successful Year

The annual Oregon SHAPE Conference took place on Saturday October 1st at Pacific University. The conference was a great success and we were very fortunate to have some of the most innovative featured guests from around the country.

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New Conference Promotion Posters

Join us in sharing two new posters to promote the Oregon SHAPE 2016 Conference! You can access the 2016 conference posters here (Presenter Poster,  Conference Poster).

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Want to know more about the conference and find out how you can register? Go to the Conference Information Tab or email us at oregonshape@gmail.com.

SHAPE America Seeks Candidates for President-Elect and the Board of Directors

The Nominations Committee is seeking candidates for the 2017 SHAPE America president-elect and three new at-large members for the Board of Directors. Each position is a three-year term.
The Board of Directors is the governing body of SHAPE America and has supervision, control and direction of the business, property, finances and affairs of the association. The Board is composed of 11 professional members including the president, past president and president-elect. Professional members who have been a member in good standing for five years immediately prior to the election are eligible. Any SHAPE America member may suggest candidates (or themselves) to the Nominations Committee. Nominees will be invited to submit their names as candidates by providing their vita, responses to selected questions, and an indication of their willingness to serve, if elected.
All candidate application materials must be received electronically on or before  October 15, 2016 .
The nomination forms are posted to the website here. For more information, contact Nominations Committee Chair Dan Persse at dcpersse@gmail.com.

NEW Membership Benefits

In the past being a member of Oregon SHAPE was ambiguous. If you attended the conference, you were considered a member. If you didn’t, you were not. As your professional organization, we have taken steps to clearly define the benefits of becoming a member of Oregon SHAPE. You can now become a member of Oregon SHAPE in the following ways:

  • Professional Membership = $50
  • Retired Membership = $25
  • Student Membership = FREE

To learn more about the power of an Oregon SHAPE membership read about the Benefits of Membership here.

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Check out the membership tab to learn when and how this new membership structure will start!