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Advocacy Sessions

Advocacy is vital to the success of effective health and physical education programs across the country. We need all of SHAPE America members to be strong advocates for the profession

Make sure to check out these exciting sessions for experienced or aspiring advocates.  Check out all Advocacy sessions in the convention online schedule.

Driving Policy Change Through a Community-Based Approach

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Convention Center, 101A

Description:
With a focus on grassroots advocacy, attendees will have the opportunity to develop their strategic plan to execute a robust policy campaign to improve physical education at the state and local level. The Voices for Healthy Kids team will walk through the components of a strong campaign sharing new tools and resources to drive change.

PE Policy Campaign Secrets to Success

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Convention Center, 101A

Description:
Learn about physical education policy work at the state level. The session will provide a map of how the legislative process works with examples of past and upcoming legislation. Join us to participate in a robust discussion on how to effectively speak to legislators with tips on phrases and words to highlight and avoid in meetings. You will learn how to identify partners, build a strong grassroots network, and successfully utilize them in your policy work.

Take Action in Your State: Success Stories From Advocacy Champions

Friday, Mar 23, 2018
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Convention Center, 101A

Description:
School-based health and physical education programs are vital to our nation's students' health, well-being and success in school. SHAPE America advocates will share examples of successful advocacy campaigns, activities, and lessons learned, and will give you access to free resources to support your program and students. Attend to ensure that your voice will be heard on the national, state and local level!

Top 10 Advocacy Tools to Boost Your HPE Program!

Friday, Mar 23, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Location: Convention Center, 101A

Description:
Advocacy is vital to the success of effective health and physical education programs across the country. SHAPE America offers training on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and has new advocacy resources for the national, state and local levels. Attend to gain access to critical resources and learn how to increase your advocacy impact. We are all advocates!

   

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