SHAPE America - society of health and physical educators (formerly AAHPERD) is the largest organization supporting and assisting professionals involved in physical education, physical activity, recreation, fitness, sport and coaching, dance, school-based health education, and all specialties related to achieving a healthy and active lifestyle. shape America gives health and physical activity professionals and students access to a full spectrum of resources and services needed to meet the demands of their profession and pioneers new programs, policies, standards, educational activities, and professional resources to help practitioners excel in their careers.
Join us in Nashville for an exceptional professional development experience that will help you to:
Become a more effective health/physical educator and learn from experts in the profession.
Be the voice for health and physical education regarding the new federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Grow your network and build new relationships.
Position yourself as a physical activity/healthy lifestyles champion in your school.
Discover valuable new programs, products and services for your HPE program.
Earn contact hours and CEU credits through hands-on workshops and educational sessions.
In Music City, you will come together with thousands of health and physical education professionals who are advancing 50 Million Strong - a commitment that empowers all children to lead healthy and active lives through effective health and physical education programs. Save the date and get ready for Nashville as we move together toward tomorrow!
Reach Decision Makers in Health and Physical Education
With nearly 5,000 attendees from across the nation the SHAPE America National Convention & Expo is the place to be seen and get your products and services into the hands of the people shaping the lives of future generations.
Attendees are educators and students in the fields of health, physical education, recreation and dance. These active professionals are looking to purchase new products and engage with exhibitors who understand their needs and can offer solid solutions to their workplace challenges.
About SHAPE America:
SHAPE America - Society of Health and Physical Educators is the nation’s largest membership organization of health and physical education professionals. Since being founded in 1885, the organization has defined excellence in physical education, and our National Standards for K-12 Physical Education serve as the foundation for well-designed physical education programs across the country.