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Programs & Speakers

General Session

Belmont Bluegrass Ensemble to Give Nashville Attendees a Warm Welcome


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Daily Convention Schedules (PDFs)

Convention Schedule at a Glance (PDF)
Convention Schedule (Tuesday) (PDF)
Convention Schedule (Wednesday) (PDF)
Convention Schedule (Thursday) (PDF)
Convention Schedule (Friday) (PDF)
Convention Schedule (Saturday) (PDF)

Keynote Speakers

Get ready for a professional development experience that will prepare you to transform your schools. At the 2018 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo you’ll connect and learn from innovative educators and leave inspired by new ideas.

The final 2018 program is now available!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Stephen Ritz

Opening General Session
Keynote Speaker


 

Josh Meibos

General Session Speaker
General Session sponsored by:
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Movement Break sponsored by:
Boks logo
 
 

Thursday, March 22, 2018


Benita Fitzgerald Mosley

General Session Speaker
General Session sponsored by:
rising new york road runners logo
Movement Break sponsored by:
Kidz Bop logo
 
 

Friday, March 23, 2018


Deborah Tackmann

General Session Speaker
General Session sponsored by:
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Mental Activity Break sponsored by:
Boks logo
 

Bookmark this page and check back often as we announce the talented speakers who will join us in Nashville, March 20-24, to share their expertise, best practices and success stories!

 

Education & Networking

Immerse yourself in the educational experiences available at the 2018 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Nashville, March 20-24 to discover :

  • Inspiring Speakers – Including opening keynote speaker Stephen Ritz, a South Bronx educator and innovator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn and earn.

  • Focused Programming – Incorporating specialized tracks for elementary physical education, secondary physical education, adapted physical education, coaching, research, health education and more.

  • Rapid Relay Sessions – Fast-paced, 15-minute presentations that foster lively conversations and ideas!

  • Idea Exchange Sessions – An interactive learning experience beginning with a 30-minute, in-person session and extending into SHAPE America’s online community, Exchange.
   
Meet Our RQES Speaker


“I applaud what our physical educators are doing every day, and sharing the 50th anniversary of Aerobics with those who are directly on the front lines of shaping the health of our next generation is an honor.”
Dr. Kenneth Cooper
Founder and chairman emeritus of The Cooper Institute in Dallas

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