SHAPE SD Membership Benefits
Affidavit by Assured General Liability coverage for $1,000,000
Annual conference (provide CEU’s and credits towards your re-licensure)
Advocacy assistance and representation
Opportunities for leadership and professional growth
Recognition of members through awards
Liaison to state government
Liaison to SHAPE America and its districts
Right to vote on SHAPE SD business
Eligible to hold a board position for SHAPE SD
Opportunity to be honored in our state for your great service and commitment to our profession
Professional - $40
Student - $20
Retiree - $20
Lifetime - $250
Membership Qualifications: (As from Constitution BYLAWS Article I)
Professional members shall consist of all persons with preparatory backgrounds directly engaged via employment or volunteer service in one or more of the various aspects of health education, physical education, dance, recreation or athletics.
Student members shall include undergraduate and graduate students attending professional and teacher education institutions on a full-time basis, and who are preparing for careers in health education, physical education, recreation, dance or athletics.
Retiree members shall include all those who have retired from full-time professional employment in health education, physical education, recreation, dance or athletics, or have reached the age of 62, and have been a professional member in good standing of the association for a minimum of five (5) years. These potential members shall apply for this designation in writing to the Association President.
Life members shall be those who have paid the appropriate membership fee as set forth by this organization.
Associate members shall consist of all other persons interested in or peripherally associated with the fields of health education, physical education, recreation, dance or athletics and who do not fall into any of the above categories.