2019 Dates Announced!

October 23-25, 2019 will be the dates for convention!  We are looking at two locations, either Brookings or Sioux Falls.  It is our intent to host the 2020 convention in the Rapid City/Black Hills area. 
We are also on a list of potential locations for a summer 2019 regional conference in Sioux Falls at the Pentagon.  More information to come!

The SHAPE SD board is also working with OPEN Phys Ed/US Games to try for a summer-one-day conference in the Black Hills area, summer 2020!  Updates to come!

Posted on November 16, 2018 .

Central District Conference ...thanks to those of you who submitted proposals!

Central District Conference thanks for submitting a proposal, we will be in touch!

Now is the perfect time to submit your proposal for the 2018 SHAPE America Central District Conference in Sioux Falls, SD, January 25-27. Categories include physical activity, physical education, adapted physical education, health education, advocacy, research, coaching and more. Share your knowledge and insight with colleagues — submit your proposal by August 1! This event is sponsored by Sanford Health and co-hosted by SHAPE South Dakota.

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Posted on July 6, 2017 .

Central District SHAPE America!

Submissions CLOSED

Now is your opportunity to submit a proposal for the 2018 SHAPE America Central District Conference, to be held at the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, SD, January 25-27. This event is sponsored by Sanford Health and co-hosted by SHAPE South Dakota.  Click Here: http://www.shapeamerica.org/about/districts/central/conference.cfm

You can help make the conference a success by sharing your knowledge and insight! We are currently seeking proposals on a wide range of topics within these categories:

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Advocacy
  • Dance
  • Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart
  • Physical Activity
  • Physical Education
  • School Health Education
  • Sport/Coaching

Presentations that in some way contribute to the development and implementation of more effective health and physical education programs also support SHAPE America’s 50 Million Strong commitment to empower all children to lead healthy and active lives. 

The conference will have sessions for all teaching levels and disciplines — as well as sessions for future professionals. We hope to see you there!

Posted on April 21, 2017 .

Congratulations SHAPE SD 2016-2017 Award winners!

Elementary Teacher of the Year- Nikki Heinz, Beadle Elem. Yankton

MS Teacher of the Year- Stacy Anderson, Madison MS , Madison

HS Teacher of the Year- Vonda Bjorklund, Brookings HS, Brookings

Health Teacher of the Year K-12- Patty Jorgenson, Brookings, HS, Brookings

New Professional of the Year- Kim Kuefler, St. Francis Indian School, St. Francis

Honor Award- Dr. Patty Hacker, South Dakota State University

Posted on September 19, 2016 .