March 2019
Indiana Society for Health and Physical Educators

Good Luck Chris Berg

National Teacher of the Year Candidate

Chris Berg, the 2018 INSHAPE Elementary Teacher of the Year, is one of five candidates for the SHAPE America National Teacher of the Year Award. He will be honored during the 2019 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Tampa at the Hall of Fame Celebration and Give Back Event (April 12, 2019). Please send Chris a congratulatory tweet using #SHAPETampa and #INSHAPEinAction.
There is still time to apply for a 2019 INSHAPE Award. They include:

Applications are due April 1st. Award selections will be made by June. Recipients will be recognized at the 2019 Hall of Fame banquet on November 3, 2019 at the Grand Park Sports Complex. INSHAPE Teacher of the Year awards are sponsored by U.S. Games. Thank you for your support.

  Apply for a 2019 INSHAPE Award by April 1  

SPEAK Out! Day 2019

A first person account

INSHAPE member Lisa Greathouse recounts her first SPEAK Out! day visit to Washington D.C. Her mission? Advocate for quality health and physical education. Learn more about the experience and how she became a better advocate. Will we see you in D.C. next year?

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PE Workshop

Northeast Indiana

Health and Physical Education teachers participated in 15 games (activities, videos ), learned about the new graduation requirements, and reacquainted with and/or met new colleagues. This opportunity helped local teachers learn near activities and earn PGP points.

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Active Schools Survey

Physical Activity Leaders

Active Schools invites practicing K-12 physical education teachers to complete this 13 minute, anonymous survey of Physical Education Teachers' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Related to Serving as a School Physical Activity Leader (PAL). Your participation will contribute to a broad representation of PE teachers. Thank you in advance!

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Teen Health Week

April 1-7, 2019

Teen Health Week is a global initiative to raise awareness of the unique health issues facing teens all over the world. Through a wide variety of local, state, national, and international programs and activities, Teen Health Week encourages teens to take charge of their physical and mental health to facilitate healthy habits they will carry with them throughout their lives.

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New Grant Opportunity

Awards up to $25,000

Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships is soliciting proposals for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health equity in Indiana. Examples include substance misuse, tobacco use, obesity prevention, infant mortality, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. This call encourages and prioritizes projects focused on rural health.

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Healthy Kids Grants

Three opportunities

By April 5, apply for a school breakfast grant, Game On grant, or Parents for Healthy Kids grant to make an impact on your school community in the 2019-2020 school year. Since 2009, AFHK has awarded $8.7 million to schools across the country to help them get the resources they need to make nutrition and physical activity priorities for students. Your school can be one of those schools.

  Grant details  

2019 State Conference: Call for Proposals