Oregon SHAPE

Meet the 2018 Oregon SHAPE State Teachers of the Year!

Oregon SHAPE’s State Teacher of the Year program would like to honor excellence in our profession by recognizing three outstanding teachers!

Elementary Teachers of the Year

  • Christy Wilson, Raleigh Park Elementary School, Beaverton School District
  • Jordan Werner, Riverside Elementary School, Grants Pass School District 7

Middle School Teacher of the Year

  • Todd Stoddard, Lake Ridge Junior High School, Lake Oswego School District

The Teacher of the Year awards are given in recognition of outstanding teaching performance and the ability to motivate today’s youth to participate in a lifetime of physical activity. These individuals were honored during the 2018 Oregon SHAPE Conference this past weekend in Bend. 

Meet our Teachers of the Year!

Christy Wilson
Raleigh Park Elementary School
Beaverton School District

Christy Wilson’s learning environment fosters inquiry and a joy of movement, two things Christy models daily. She is involved at her school on the leadership committee, at the district level as a member of the active student’s cadre developing classroom physical activity and spends time collaborating with PE colleagues around the nation researching best practice and new ways to engage her students. Her love of teaching evident daily and relationship with her students is number one. Christy is in her 17th year of teaching Physical Education and is currently teaching at Raleigh Park Elementary in the Beaverton School District.

 


Jordan Werner
Riverside Elementary School

Grants Pass School District

Jordan Werner may only be in his 6th year of teaching, but he has changed the way physical education is viewed at Riverside Elementary, Grants Pass School District and community. In his short time as a teacher, he has changed PE from a sports-only curriculum to one that is focused on physical literacy, positive social interaction, and cooperative learning. His PE program places an emphasis on individualized learning, cooperative learning, and physical literacy through a variety of different activities to ensure that every student finds something to value and enjoy throughout the year.


Todd Stoddard
Lakeridge Junior High School

Lake Oswego School District

Todd Stoddard has made a significant impact on the PE program at Lakeridge Junior High School in the Lake Oswego School District in just two years. Todd helps students identify activities that they enjoy doing that can be pursued outside of school and understand the importance of personal fitness. His program by guiding students through a wide variety of activities including less traditional ones like dancing and rock climbing. Tod has gained the full support of his administrators, parents, community members, students, and fellow staff members through various activities, including organizing after-school events, giving presentations, and creating personal relationships with stakeholders. Todd is in his 7th year of teaching.

Sign Up Now: Saturday Morning Activity at CycleBar Bend!

We are excited to share that we have a partnership with Cyclebar Bend to put on a morning “Dance Party on a Bike” cycle class for conference attendees! Trust me, you DO NOT want to miss out on this exciting activity! There are LIMITED SPOTS so make sure to sign up now! 

Date & Time: Saturday, October 13 at 6:00 AM. Please show up at least 15 minutes prior to the ride so the CycleBar team can help you get settled in!

Location: CycleBar Bend Studio. 655 SW Powerhouse Dr #150, Bend, OR 97702

Cost: Only $10!

Registration: Limited to 49 spots so register ASAP! See below for details!

  • Visit the CycleBar website at https://bend.cyclebar.com/
  • Click Sign Up Now in the bottom right corner.
  • Create an account
  • Once created, go to the Book A Class, scroll to October 13 and choose the Oregon SHAPE class.
  • You will need to purchase a Drop-In Class and enter the promo code SHAPE to reduce the price to $10.

If you have any questions, please let us know at oregonshape@gmail.com

Full Conference Program is LIVE!

It is the moment you have all been waiting for…. drum roll please! Ba da da da da… The Full Conference Program is LIVE!! This is the document that has all the information in one spot so make sure to print it off and bring it with you to the conference (as we will have a limited amount of copies to give out). Check it out and let us know which sessions you are most excited to attend!

Meet Our Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors!

Conference Sponsor: Platinum

We would like to thank Oregon Active Schools, who is brought to us by the Northwest Health Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, and Nike, for their Main Sponsorship of the conference. They have provided us with a very generous donation that is helping our planning team make this the best conference yet! Oregon Active Schools supports programs that inspire a lifelong love of physical activity and its many benefits for every child in Oregon through opportunities to be active before, during and after school. To learn more about Oregon Active Schools, please click here.

 

Conference Sponsor: Gold

We would like thank Sportime featuring SPARK, a division of School Specialty, for their Gold Level Sponsorship of the conference. They are providing conference bags, lanyards, and some of the equipment for presenters that will be raffled off at the end of the conference! Make sure to stop by their booth and check out their sessions; “PE for ALL: Strategies to Create an Inclusive Environment” on Saturday at 1:30 PM, and “Rhythmic Movement: Moving To The Beat!” on Saturday at 2:40 PM. To learn more about Sportime featuring SPARK, click here.

Conference Sponsor: Silver

We are super excited to announce that Caboost Kombucha is our Silver Level Sponsor! Make sure to say hello to them on Saturday morning and thank them as they hand out some delicious kombucha samples! To learn more about this Bend based company, click here.
 


 

Conference Sponsor: Bronze

We would like to thank USA Ultimate for being a Bronze Level Sponsor of the conference. Make sure to stop by their booth and check out their session, “Teach Ultimate Frisbee” on Saturday at 2:40 PM. To learn more about their organization, click here

Conference Exhibitors

We are excited to have the following organizations attending the conference as exhibitors. Make sure to stop by their booths to learn more about how they can support you!
  • US Games
  • Cairn Guidance/Dove Self Esteem Project
  • Everlast Climbing
  • ETR
  • USAPA
  • The Children’s Health Market
  • Student Lap Counter
  • Commute Options

Deadline Extended!

Due to high demand, we have added more rooms to the room block at the Best Western Premier Peppertree Inn. The deadline to book your room(s) is now October 10th!

Address: 1082 SW Yates, Bend, OR 97702
Book by: October 10th, 2018
Group Name: Oregon SHAPE
Group Rate: 149.99/night + tax
Booking link: Click here to book your room(s)!

Difficulties booking? Contact: Kara @ 253.653.2078 or Oregon SHAPE at oregonshape@gmail.com.

Today Is Your Last Day To Book!

Today is the last day to reserve your lodging within the guaranteed block period at the Best Western Premier Peppertree Inn.

What is this hotel all about? With thoughtful amenities, contemporary design, and superior customer service, the Best Western Premier Peppertree Inn at Bend is an absolute standout among other area hotels. Their brand new property features free Wi-Fi, complimentary hot breakfast, 24-hour fitness center, a whirlpool, a full service business center, flex space, and easy access to top attractions. 

It is only 5 minutes away from Pacific Crest Middle School where we will be hosting the conference (according to Google Maps).

Address: 1082 SW Yates, Bend, OR 97702
Book by: October 1st, 2018 (TODAY!)
Group Name: Oregon SHAPE
Group Rate: 149.99/night + tax
Booking link: Click here to book your room(s)!

Difficulties booking? Contact: Kara @ 253.653.2078 or Oregon SHAPE at oregonshape@gmail.com.

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What BIG Events are Happening at the Conference?

We are excited to share some BIG events that we have planned for conference attendees. These have been purposefully planned as we want you “making connections” (ahem.. this is our conference theme) as much as possible before, after, and during the conference!

Friday, October 12, 2018

Cooperative Team Challenge – You do not want to miss this final event of the evening! Join a team, cooperate on a task, and compete against the clock! What is in it for you? Well, other than “making connections” with some awesome people, you could win some equipment donated by Sportime featuring SPARK!

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Morning Activity – We are excited to share that we are partnering with Cyclebar Bend to put on a morning cycle class for conference attendees! Hold up, I know what you are thinking. A cycle class in the morning? Trust me, you do not want to miss this dance party on a bike, get your sweat on, and “make connections” kinda opportunity. Convinced? Excited? Me too! Stay tuned, more information to come!

Engagement Activity – Want to be entered into a raffle to win some AMAZING prizes? Here is how it works… find the BINGO card in your conference bag, complete all the tasks, “make connections”, enter the raffle, win prizes. It is that simple! I promise!

Sponsored Social – Join us at GoodLife Brewing to help us wind down the conference. Take this opportunity to network and “make connections” one last time. We want to thank Oregon Active Schools (who is brought to us by Kaiser Permanente, Northwest Health Foundation, and Nike) for sponsoring this social!

 

Have we convinced you to attend? Great! Click on that big blue button below to register now. You will join over 155 educators and administrators attending the conference! You could be number 156! Just Do It.