SHAPE Vermont Pre-Professionals Resources
Malcolm Spencer Grant
Undergraduate students... do you need financial assistance to attend professional development? There is assistance for SHAPE VT pre-professional members. The Malcolm Spencer Grant, is in honor of a longtime Vermont physical education instructor who had great admiration for the past student teachers that he mentored.
This award, of up to $250.00, is intended to assist a worthy undergraduate enrolled in an accredited Vermont teacher education program, who would like to enhance their professional development in health, physical education, recreation, or dance. The grant will be used to provide assistance in attending a conference, workshop or symposium, and its use is limited to the cost of the event registration, travel, lodging, and meals. For more information and to apply, please visit here.
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Students... Why Join SHAPE America?
Join SHAPE America and you'll become part of a network of thousands of professionals —from preK-12 educators who teach our country's youth about the benefits of living a healthy, physically active lifestyle, to university professors. Special interests groups including one specifically for pre-professionals give members with similar professional specialties the opportunity to stay current on key areas. SHAPE America membership also connects you with other Eastern District pre-professionals and professionals.
SHAPE America's training, tools and resources will help you prepare for your career and locate that first job. Consider joining today!
Save the date... SHAPE VT Middle School Fitness Competition
WHAT: A battery of fitness-based events (mile run, push up, curl up and sit & reach) with both team and individual awards given out based on performance in each of the individual events. Over 30 middle schools (350 + students) competed in the 2017 competition.
WHEN: Thursday May 3, 2018
WHERE: Norwich University
WHY: To celebrate our middle school students fitness accomplishments and to help support SHAPE Vermont!
COST: 40.00 PER TEAM (teams of boys 5/6, girls 5/6, girls 7/8, boys 7/8)
Director: Chris Shackett, Health and PE Teacher, Hinesburg Community School
Email firstname.lastname@example.org #VTMSFitComp
Date: October 18th and 19th, 2018
Time: Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm
Time: Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Killington Grand Hotel, Killington, Vermont