April 2019
Indiana Society for Health and Physical Educators

Make it Your Best Week of the Year

National Physical Education and Sport Week

Celebrate SHAPE America's National Physical Education and Sport Week plus National Physical Fitness & Sports Month by downloading resources to use in your classroom, school, and/or send home.

  • Free Activities and Lesson Plans (SHAPE America resources)
  • Take part in Project Aces - the world's largest exercise class (May 1)
  • Promote physical activity amongst the entire school staff (download)
  • Plan a Bike to School Day Event: May 8 (more)
  • Activities and plans from Action for Healthy Kids (more)

INSHAPE helps you with Summer Professional Development

Your INSHAPE membership offers events to hone your skills, resources to load up on new lesson ideas, and opportunities to save money. See below for information on upcoming events. Keeping your membership current is also a great way to support your profession.

Your INSHAPE membership expires June 30, 2019 unless you have already renewed for the 2019-2020 school year. Need a "nudge?" Renew now to continue your benefits without interruption and we will send you a free $50 gift card (limited time).

Renew your INSHAPE membership

School Health Conference

Free Pass for INSHAPE Members

The Annual School Health Conference gets to the heart of school health by assembling key stakeholders, thought leaders and subject matter experts. This conference gives you an opportunity to expand your knowledge, increase your skills, and collaborate with others who truly want to make a positive impact on school health in Indiana. Free conference registration when you renew your INSHAPE membership.

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Mind-Body Connection

SEL for Health/PE

Join SHAPE America this summer as we explore social and emotional learning competencies and identify ways to teach and assess SEL skills in the health, physical education and physical activity settings. Identify new opportunities to emphasize these important skills, including a student's ability to make good decisions, recognize and respond to their own emotions, form effective peer relationships, and persevere through difficulty.

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Summer Institute

PESI 2019: Indianapolis

The Indiana University school of public health hosts a two-day summer institute at North Wayne Elementary School (Indianapolis, Indiana). Topics include: Social Emotional Learning in PE, Get Me Some Money: Successful Funding Ideas, EveryBody can Learn: Adapted PE Ideas, and Verbal Judo: De-escalating conflicts.

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Teacher Fest 2019

Best of the Midwest

This one-day event, hosted by SHAPE-Michigan on August 15, 2019 on the Western Michigan University campus, includes a robust agenda led by some of the best teachers in the six state area. Your INSHAPE membership allows you to attend at a 35% discount. See you Kalamazoo!

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KY Summer Workshop

Owensboro, KY - June 24-25

Your INSHAPE membership allows you to attend the Kentucky AHPERD conference at a discounted rate. This event features many teachers of the year, OPEN national trainers, and the SHAPE America President. Take note southern Indiana teachers - this is right across the river.

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Conference Grants

Up to $750

Indiana Youth Institute offers Professional Development Grants that may be used for conferences, trainings, or workshops like the INSHAPE State Conference. Applications are taken monthly in May, July, August, September, and October. Apply early to increase your odds of success. (Hint: you can re-apply if needed)

Apply by the 10th of each month

Free $50 GOPHER Sport gift card with membership renewal (limited time offer)