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Convention 2020
Tinley Park Convention Center
December 3 - 4, 2020
  • Presentation Application +
    Apply to be a presenter at next year's convention.

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  • Holding a Successful health.moves.minds. Event +


    January 30, 2020


    Online Webinar

    Join us for an interactive discussion on setting up your upcoming health. moves. minds. event! This webinar will be Q&A style, where you will have the opportunity to pick the brains of a panel of health. moves. minds. ambassador teachers from across the nation. Whether you are looking for event ideas or interested in tips for using the fundraising platform, we've got you covered!

    Free Registration
  • NHSCA State Clinic +


    Monday January 20, 2020


    Lockport Township High School
    1333 E 7th St
    Lockport, IL 60441
    Door #3

    We hope you can join us at our 2nd Annual National High School Strength & Conditioning Association State Clinic! CPDUs will be provided.

    Jianping Ma (Lindenwood University)  Weightlifting Application To Improve Performance (Hands On)

    Jeff Lindeman (Loyola Academy) What Works for Me, May Not Work For You: Developing YOUR Program

    John Beerbower (McHenry) SEL for Athletes & Communicating with Sport Coaches

    Doug Ludolph (Sacred Heart Griffin) Cyclone Core Lifts: Progressions & Regressions

    Steve Breitenstein (TC Boost) Intentional Chaos: Large Group Change of Direction to Agility (Hands On)

    There will also be Round Tables & time for Chalk talk

    Cost: Member – $25.00
    Non-Member – $50.00
    Student – $25.00



  • SHAPE America Professional Learning Institute +


    February 17, 2020


    Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy, Chicago

    Join SHAPE America as we present our second Professional Learning Institute at the Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy in Chicago this February.

    This one-day event, held in conjunction with SHAPE America's Midwest District, will examine how schools that embrace the WSCC model can see benefits to their community both academically and in social-emotional benefits.

    The day will feature an inside look at the amazing academic program at the Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy, as well as breakout sessions designed for members of the health and physical education community

    Early Bird (until 1/17/20)
    Regular/On-site Rate (after 1/17/20)*
    SHAPE America Member $110 $155
    SHAPE America Student Member $50 $80
    Non-member Professional** $190 $235
    Non-member Student*** $110 $140




  • Midstate Conference +


    March 9, 2020


    Illinois State University

    Got Inclusion? Success for Everybody and Every Body

    For session information and registration, click the button below.

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Teachers of the Year 2019-2020

Matthew Bobek
Rachel Erb
Young Professional P.E.

Andy Pickett       
High School P.E.

Mike Graham  
Elementary P.E.

Katie Kritek  

Mike Gedville  
Adventure Ed.

Grants & Scholarships

  • Do you have an idea for your program that will greatly benefit your students but don't have the funds needed for equipment? Apply for an IAHPERD Program Enhancement Grant and you may get the money needed to get your program going?

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  • Junior and Senior undergraduates are eligible for one of six scholarships.

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  • If you are doing research linked to the K-12 age group and in relation to HPERD, grant opportunities are available

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  • Professional members currently working in the fields of HPERD can apply for a scholarship that will pay for them to attend the annual SHAPE America Conference

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