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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Conference Room II [clear filter]
Friday, October 4

8:00am PDT

Juggling is Catching
Learn to juggle in minutes - it's guaranteed! A proven method that has taught millions of students the magic of juggling. Session includes large class instructional techniques with slow floating nylon scarves and beanbags, three different juggling patterns, and team juggling.

Friday October 4, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am PDT
Conference Room II

9:00am PDT

Tandem Bungee is the Answer!
These things motivate kids to be active!
Choosing the right activities for a child's age.
Giving kids plenty of opportunity to be active and creative.
Keeping the focus on fun and challenging activities.
Learn how using the Tandem Bungee® can achieve this in an easy and active format.

Friday October 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Conference Room II

10:20am PDT

Join the Movement: #dancSIRS and #dancHERS Challenge
Come join the fun and show off your moves (no rhythm, coordination or dance background required) as we create our own #dancSIRS and #danceHERS dances and videos and challenge other states to join the national movement to empower others in other states to get dancing!


Shannon Milliken

Shannon received her BS in Sports and Exercise Science with a K-12 Teaching Licensure and MAT in Physical Education from the University of Northern Colorado.  She has experience teaching elementary and middle school physical education.  Shannon is a Past-President of SHAPE Colorado... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2019 10:20am - 11:10am PDT
Conference Room II

1:15pm PDT

Sports Franchises: A Cross-Curricular Sport Education Approach
This session will introduce participants to the Sport Education Model and examine ways to modify the model to be cross-curricular. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own sports franchise and compete in a mini championship.


Friday October 4, 2019 1:15pm - 2:05pm PDT
Conference Room II

2:15pm PDT

PLYOGA® is a 4-part high intensity interval system using accelerated and fundamental Yoga as a fluent and active recovery for Plyometric movements. Come enjoy a format that is empowering our students throughout the U.S. to lead healthier, active lives! See how "YOUR BODY IS POWER®!"


Friday October 4, 2019 2:15pm - 3:05pm PDT
Conference Room II

3:35pm PDT

Experience Speed Stacks – Skillastics: A Group Activity!
This session will feature movement based lessons from our comprehensive curriculum to include our group activity kit Speed Stacks-Skillastics!


Tina Mihulka

Speed Stacks

Donna Yacovoni

Speed Stacks

Friday October 4, 2019 3:35pm - 4:25pm PDT
Conference Room II
Saturday, October 5

8:00am PDT

Using Games for Understanding to Teach Field Hockey
This session will use games for understanding/critical thinking skills and critical questioning to teach field hockey. I will also relate this to other sports and activities. I will teach safety based on grade/skill levels and activities for various skill development.


Saturday October 5, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am PDT
Conference Room II

9:00am PDT

Engage with Air O Sport
Join us for a session filled with engaging strategies and activities to empower your community with Air O Sport. This session will demonstrate a variety of ways Air O Sport can be a stand alone or supplemental activity. Participants will walk away with a variety strategies to be used in any classroom! This is an interactive session so be prepared to participate, laugh and have fun.

Air O Sport is a hybrid sport that can be adapted to any group size or skill level. This session will show progressions for players from elementary to university with adaptations to help make the fun accessible to all. 

Learn more at airosport.fun


Michael Kinner

Air O Sport

Saturday October 5, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Conference Room II

10:00am PDT

Instant Activity to SHAPE America Standards/Outcomes
Highly engaging, purposeful instant activities is an important way to start class. How do you move from instant activity heart-rate buster to achieving SHAPE America Standards and outcomes. This session will showcase how one instant activity can lead to purposeful learning aimed at multiple SHAPE America Standards & GLO’s.


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 →

Saturday October 5, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Conference Room II

11:00am PDT

Instant Feedback with Heart Rate Monitors and Pedometers
Participants will learn how to properly assess students' MVPA levels through the use of the Heart Tech Plus Group Fitness Heart Rate Monitoring system and the Gopher Fitstep pedometers. Participants will learn and engage in cardiovascular games and warm up activities that increase students' MVPA levels and engagement

Saturday October 5, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Conference Room II

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