Open up your calendars and book off Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12 for the Annual Oregon SHAPE Conference! We will be hosting the conference in Bend, Oregon for one more year. The featured speakers and keynote will be announced in the coming weeks, so please check back soon!
The call for proposals is now LIVE and will close on Friday, June 21. Please get in your proposals as soon as you can so you do not miss the deadline at the end of the school year!
Questions about the call for proposals or the conference? Want to be part of our amazing conference planning team? E-mail us at email@example.com.
Exciting news! We are extending the deadline of our membership drive an extra 7 days to celebrate the week of the National SHAPE America Convention! The new deadline is the end of the day on April 15. To follow along with what is happening at the convention follow #SHAPETampa.
Please take this next week to help spread the word and invite more folks to become members of this amazing health and physical education community in Oregon!
To learn more about the membership drive and how to win some exciting prizes, click here.
The membership drive ends on April 8, so make sure to sign up today and reach out to your colleagues this week! Only one week left!
We created this great video showcasing a few of our members sharing why they are an Oregon SHAPE member. Check out the YouTube video below!
Here is a quick recap of the great prizes you could be entered to win by signing up, and/or referring others during our membership drive!
To learn more about the membership drive, click here!
Check out this quick message from our President, Adam Howell.
Our first annual Oregon SHAPE membership drive starts today and goes until April 8th! Becoming a member of Oregon SHAPE is a win-win in our books.
“But, what do I get out of becoming a member?” you ask. Great question! For only $50 a year, your membership gives you access to some incredible benefits. Here are a few of the exciting special perks!
Intrigued? You can find out about the rest of our membership benefits here. You won’t be disappointed!
HOW DO YOU WIN?
We believe you become a winner just by signing up, but if you need more of an incentive…
All NEW members who join during our membership drive (ends April 8) will be entered for a chance to win some sweet Oregon SHAPE swag, valued at over $50! Who doesn’t like free swag?
HOW DO YOU WIN BIG?
Need a BIGGER incentive? All new and current members who refer their colleagues will be entered in a raffle and have a chance to win some BIG PRIZE$!!!
How do you convince your colleagues to join? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with this awesome digital postcard! We’ve given you access to a PDF file and a PNG file to download and share out through e-mail or social media! Make sure to tell them to include your name on their application form, so we can give you credit for the referral! You can thank us later when you win the grand prize!
HOW DO YOU SIGN UP?
We knew you would ask eventually! Click on the button linked below to sign up for your Oregon SHAPE membership! Make sure to list the person that referred you on the application form so they get credit!
Do you have a question? Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we would be happy to find you some answers!
Elementary Teachers of the Year
Middle School Teacher of the Year
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
If you have any questions, please let us know at email@example.com
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!
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.