Oregon SHAPE

Submit your #OSHAPE19 conference proposals by 11:59 PM PT!

Today is the last day to submit your #OSHAPE19 conference session proposals! The submission form will close at 11:59 PM (Friday, June 21) so get them in now while you can as we have limited spots available!


Questions about the conference? Check out our conference page, or reach out to our conference planning team at oregonshape@gmail.com.


Call for Proposals is LIVE!

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! 

To submit a proposal please fill in this form

Questions about the call for proposals or the conference? Want to be part of our amazing conference planning team? E-mail us at oregonshape@gmail.com.


Deadline Extended!

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.


I am an Oregon SHAPE member because…

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!

  1. All NEW members who join during our membership drive will be entered for a chance to win some sweet Oregon SHAPE swag, valued at over $50!
  2. All new and current members who refer their colleagues will be entered in a raffle and have a chance to win some BIG PRIZE$!!
    • PRIZE ONE – $50 Visa Gift Card: Refer 1 person to be entered into this raffle (3 winners total).
    • PRIZE TWO – $250 Visa Gift Card: Refer 2 people to be entered into this raffle (1 winner).
    • GRAND PRIZE – $500 Visa Gift Card: Refer 3 or more people to be entered into this raffle (1 winner).

To learn more about the membership drive, click here!


A Message From Your President!

Check out this quick message from our President, Adam Howell.

Oregon SHAPE Membership Drive 2019: Join NOW to Win Big!

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!

  • Professional & Student Scholarship Fund – $10 of your Oregon SHAPE membership fee goes to a professional and student scholarship fund. Each year members will have an opportunity to apply for the scholarship in which they can put it towards attending a conference, purchase learning materials, etc!
  • Reduced Conference Rate – You receive a reduced rate to attend the 2019 Oregon SHAPE Fall Conference!
  • FREE registration to all Oregon SHAPE Workshops – This includes the Oregon SHAPE leadership conference this summer! Non-members will be charged a fee. 

Intrigued? You can find out about the rest of our membership benefits here. You won’t be disappointed!


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?


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$!!!

  • PRIZE ONE – $50 Visa Gift Card: Refer 1 person to be entered into this raffle (3 winners total).
  • PRIZE TWO – $250 Visa Gift Card: Refer 2 people to be entered into this raffle (1 winner).
  • GRAND PRIZE – $500 Visa Gift Card: Refer 3 or more people to be entered into this raffle (1 winner).

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!


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 oregonshape@gmail.com and we would be happy to find you some answers!

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
  • The Children’s Health Market
  • Orbiter Lap Counter
  • Commute Options