Oregon SHAPE

Be A Champion!

The Oregon SHAPE Board of Directors is looking for an individual from each school district to “Be A Champion”!

Champions are individuals who;

  • advocate for health and physical education on a daily basis.
  • go out of their way to support health and physical educators in their district.
  • provide effective health and physical education programs to their students.
  • spend a few minutes each month sharing new and exciting information with their colleagues.
  • want to make a difference.

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Change of Plans: Call for Proposals Deadline Extended!

We are extending the deadline for the conference call for proposals to July 31st, 2017. This will give more folks an opportunity to submit proposals now that the busy school year has come to an end.

Submit a session today on any of the following topics.

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

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Oregon SHAPE eNews – June 2017

Check out our June 2017 Oregon SHAPE eNews today! Find out all about the conference, call for proposals, TOY award nominations, and read some messages from our President and Past-President! Read More

Oregon SHAPE Award Nominations

Nominate a deserving student or professional for an Oregon SHAPE Award today! Deadline to submit your nominations is July 15, 2017. Please send completed nomination forms and/or questions to Jennifer Bhalla (Chair of the Awards Committee) at jenniferbhalla@pacificu.edu.

Award Nomination Form

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

#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.

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!

Oregon SHAPE Conference 2016 – Call for Proposals is open!

The 2016 Oregon SHAPE conference committee is working hard to make the conference this year the best yet! We are looking forward to hosting the conference at Pacific University in Forest Grove on Saturday, October 1st. We have an exciting keynote and amazing line up of featured speakers who will be announced very soon. So stay tuned!

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Do you want to share your ideas and knowledge with attendees at the conference? The call for proposals is now open! If you are interested in submitting a session proposal please do not wait! We have limited spots available. Check out our form below to submit your proposal today! The closing date to get your proposals in is July 30th, 2016.

Call for Proposals Form

For more information on the conference, check out our conference page here, or you can email us at oregonshape@gmail.com.