Dear SHAPE Colorado Members,

On behalf of SHAPE Colorado, I am would like to welcome you to the 2019 Annual Convention. This is the 88th time we have come together to share ideas. Here, we can thrive in our profession by learning new ways to benefit our kids, our profession, and our state. We offer quality sessions, workshops, and demonstrations to enrich how you teach Health and Physical Education in Colorado.

The SHAPE Colorado Board has worked extensively to assure your convention experience is a success. Board members will be here as attendees, facilitators and presenters. If you see one of us, please take a moment to say, “Hello!”. You can find us in red board member shirts. We would love to meet you or reconnect with you and hear about your convention experiences.

Emily Graves, SHAPE Colorado President

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Precon session [clear filter]
Thursday, October 3

8:00am PDT

PE from Coast to Coast
You might need to pack a suitcase for this fun-filled session! Jenna White, 2017 SHAPE America Northwest District Elementary PE TOY and Lynn Hefele 2017 SHAPE America Northeast Elementary TOY are all over the elementary physical education map with everything from instant activities and fitness fun to assessment and technology!  The itinerary for this trip will include a stop at the app store, some physical snacks, some pool noodle fun and much, much, more.  Whether you are looking to increase MVPA, meet SHAPE America standards or dive into technology make this the next stop on your professional development journey.


Lynn Hefele

Lynn Hefele is the SHAPE America Eastern District 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year and NYS AHPERD 2015 Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.  Lynn taught for 30 yrs in the Huntington Union Free School District in Huntington, New York.  A graduate of Springfield College... Read More →

Thursday October 3, 2019 8:00am - 11:30am PDT
Aurora II

12:30pm PDT

OPEN Up Your PE Program
Participants will engage in a 3 hour session that promotes physical literacy, while maximizing student participation, engagement, empowerment, and leadership. Participants will take away information and materials, for lifelong activities and traditional sports which can be put into action immediately. Attendees will participate in multiple educational modules dissecting the embedded teacher tools such as progressions, academic language, Standards and Grade Level Outcomes, student debriefing questions, and teaching strategy. Finding ways to empower teachers so you can become the teacher you believe you can be.


Penny Kroening

Penny Kroening, M.Ed., SHAPE America 2016 National Physical Education Elementary Teacher of the Year has 33 years of experience teaching Elementary and Adapted Physical Education. Penny is currently serving the Wisconsin State Association (WHPE) as Executive Board Treasurer. Penny... Read More →

Thursday October 3, 2019 12:30pm - 4:00pm PDT
Aurora II

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