ND SHAPE Update

October 25, 2020

Congratulations to Our Newest Board Members!

Congratulations to the following three individuals for their recent election onto the ND SHAPE Board of Directors!


Tammy Duursma - Bismarck Public Schools

Tyler Hetland - Fargo Public Schools

Brandon Page - Fort Yates Middle School


We are still looking for someone to take on the role of VP General, if you are interested in being involved. Requires a previous 2 years service on the ND SHAPE Board. Please contact us if you are interested!

ND SHAPE Fall Graduate Credit Opportunity

ND SHAPE is exploring the new Health.Moves.Minds. service learning SEL curriculum. We will be meeting virtually through Zoom Wednesday Nights, 8-10 pm, to discuss lesson implementation, additional SEL resources and how to potentially run a Health.Moves.Minds. event. Meeting dates and topics will include:

Oct 28th 8-10 pm: Registration, navigating the website and understanding the many available resources.


Nov 4th 8-10 pm: Elementary resources and event implementation,

November 11th 8-10 pm: Middle school resources and event implementation

November 18th 8-10 pm: High School resources and event implementation

We will be offering a one graduate credit through NDSU instructor Dr. Joe Deutsch . You can register here: https://www.ndsu.edu/dce//k-12/info/18203

https://epayment.ndus.nodak.edu/C22800_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=10587&SINGLESTORE=true

Hosting an event is not a requirement for this credit, but we think after looking at this program, you will be excited to take the next step!. This is a great opportunity to earn credit for collaborating with professionals around the state and to learn about this awesome FREE SEL curriculum and service-learning project for your school.

2021 ND SHAPE Conference

We are currently accepting proposals for our 2021 Health and PE conference on February 12, 2021, at Simle Middle School in Bismarck, ND. We would love to showcase the activities you do in your classroom with the rest of the state! If you do not have a classroom, but have information that should be shared with classroom Health and Physical Education teachers, we want to hear from you as well! Please click here to submit your proposal.

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Did You Know?

If you and your school sign up and complete the health.moves.minds.program, raising more than $1,000, you will qualify for a free ND SHAPE membership and 50% off of our state conference!

Become a Member Today!

Did you know that as a member of ND SHAPE you are automatically enrolled in our $1 million liability insurance program that covers all of your HPE education and coaching duties? Yes, for only $35 a year, this coverage is yours, along with reduced rates at conferences, first notice of grants, and membership to a group that strives to maintain and improve physical education, health, and recess at North Dakota schools. Join us today by clicking here!

About Us

The North Dakota Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance was established in 1928, with Fred Spalding from Valley City as our first President. While the field of education has had many changes in the past 90+ years, and we changed our name our name change in 2015, our mission has stayed the same–

To encourage and provide professional development and support for HPERD professionals.

We accomplish our mission through professional development, newsletters, and networking among our members.

We are made up of public and private school teachers, collegiate professors, and health professionals that believe in the importance of active living.