2020 Recognition Awards

The association annually recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals who have contributed to the advancement of the profession. The 2020 class of distinguished award recipients include:
Keith Buetow (Martinsville High School, retired), Legacy Award - An individual in the health, physical education, recreation, dance, sport, and/or allied professions who have given long and distinguished service. The award recognizes those persons who have left a legacy, a benchmark, or a standard in professional service, scholarship, and leadership.

Mark Urtel (IUPUI), Leadership Award - An individual who has demonstrated significant leadership in terms of program development in health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or allied areas, and whose contributions reflect prestige, honor, and dignity to the Association.

Jacqueline Kelly (Roosevelt Middle School), Young Professional Award - A younger member of the Association who has demonstrated outstanding potential in teaching, scholarship, and service, and if continued, indicates that he/she will develop into a distinguished member of the profession.

Jessica Yoder (Indiana Department of Education), Special Contributor Award - An individual who is outside of health, physical education, recreation, dance, and sport but who, through his/her work, has contributed significantly to the general purposes of the Association.

Lawrence Judge (Ball State University), Honor Award - An individual who is clearly outstanding in his/her profession with long and distinguished service to health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or allied areas.

Austin Sheckles (Indiana University) - Outstanding Student Award - An undergraduate student who has displayed distinctive leadership and meritorious service to his/her profession of health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or allied areas.

Award recipients will be recognized on November 2, 2020 (7:00 p.m.) during the INSHAPE Hall of Fame Celebration. The 2020 class of Indiana Teachers of the Year and the 2020 class of collegiate scholarship recipients will also be recognized at that time. All members and guests are welcome to attend this virtual event (RSVP).
Read the full awards press release.
A D V O C A C Y   M A T T E R S

Bring PE to Your Family Week: Oct 19 - 23

Families conduct PE lesson at a time of their choosing. Students showcase their age-appropriate leadership skills by planning and facilitating a lesson with guidance from their teacher.

Sign up here

I N C L U S I O N   -   E Q U I T Y _____________________________________

Disability Etiquette

Check out this free resource with tips on interacting with people with disabilities. Contributed by the United Spinal Association, this guide covers all types of disabilities.

Download the free guide

H E A L T H   E M E R G E N C I E S _____________________________________

What Physical Education Teachers Need to Know

A poster series highlighting common chronic health conditions in school-age children and what steps to take. (Overview source: SHAPE America, NASN)

Download the poster series

The health. moves. minds.® program brings the lessons, activities, and community-building ideas that can help kids live their best lives. Inspire healthy habits, fuel active minds, and teach kids to thrive physically and emotionally with this new service-learning program.
P H Y S I C A L   L I T E R A C Y

Is Your School INSHAPE?

Foster health and physical literacy in your community by registering your school as an INSHAPE School for the 2020-2021 school year. Great member benefits. Great banner.

Details and registration

It's membership renewal season - Renew your
INSHAPE membership for the 2020-2021 school year


To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.     ~ Picabo Street

INSHAPE is the voice for 5,000+ health and physical education professionals across Indiana. Members receive access to professional development, educational resources, events, discounts, and more.
Contact Us           About Us
Copyright © 2020 Indiana SHAPE, All rights reserved.