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Society of Health and Physical Educators of Vermont

SHAPE Vermont Conferences & Events!

Eastern District Events scheduled for 2019 SHAPE America Conference in Tampa.

Sites to be determined in late March.

Title: SHAPE America Eastern District State Advisory Commission Meeting

Date and Time: Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:30 AM

Title: SHAPE America Eastern District All-Member Forum

Date and Time: Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:30 AM

Title: SHAPE America Eastern District Awards Ceremony

Date and Time: Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:30 AM  - Lyn Porter will receive the ED Honor Award

Title: SHAPE America Eastern District Margaret Paulding Lecture

Date and Time: Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:30 AM

Title: SHAPE America Eastern District Social

Date and Time: Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:00- 8:00 PM (Venue - TBA)

Annual Middle School Fitness Competition 

Thursday May 2, 2019 8:30 am - 2:00 pm at the Norwich University Gymnasium

Registration Deadline is 11:59 pm Monday, April 29th

School Leader/ head coach registering a school must be current member of SHAPE VT. Extra volunteers/coaches who accompany the teams do not need to be SHAPE VT members. (Note: if you attended the 2018 SHAPE VT Conference, then your membership is active. If you did not attend the 2018 conference, please renew your membership through this registration.)

Cost: $40 per team of 6 athletes

Each school may register up to 4 teams, one in each category

   5/6 Grade Boys

   5/6 Grade Girls

   7/8 Grade Girls

   7/8 Grade Boys

Roster names must be inputted at time of registration. All rosters changes should be sent to Competition Director Chris Shackett as soon as they happen.  The latest a roster change can be made is no later than noon of Tuesday April 30, 2019."   

Each athlete will compete in the following four events: timed 1 mile run; back-saver sit and reach; cadence-based curl-ups (Fitnessgram); cadence-based push-ups.  Each team must have a full complement of athletes (6 minimum) to be eligible for team awards. Please make sure your volunteers are familiar with the Fitnessgram testing protocols prior to the competition. Cadences are available here Push-up test  Curl-up test

Event questions? Please contact Competition Coordinator Chris Shackett at​  msfitnesscompvt@gmail.com for more information.   


Professional Development in Massachusetts

The MAHPERD 2019 Spring Conference will be held at Bridgewater State University on Friday, March 29th. Featured Speaker for the Spring Conference is Nate Folan (who worked with our SHAPE VT board last summer!) For details link here.


TEACH. PLAY. LEARN. The 2018 SHAPE VT Conference is now complete.

Please visit the conference notes page for notes submitted by speakers as well as the entire program.



2019 SHAPE Vermont Conference

Date: October 24th and 25th, 2019
Time: Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Time: Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Killington Grand Hotel, Killington, Vermont