General Information



Thanks to our generous sponsor, the United States Marine Corps, we are proud to offer free Wi-Fi at The Summit Building of the Seattle Convention Center. Connection information will be available in the registration area. If you have problems accessing the Wi-Fi network while at the convention center, stop by the Program Operations booth located in the Summit Lobby on the first floor of the Summit building.

Dates & Location

March 28 – April 1, 2023

Summit Building of the Seattle Convention Center

9th Avenue between Olive Way and Pine Street

Seattle, WA 98101

About #SHAPEseattle

The SHAPE America National Convention & Expo is the leading professional development opportunity for health and physical education professionals — from preK–12 educators who teach our country’s youth about the benefits of living a healthy, physically active lifestyle, to university professors who conduct much-needed research and teach our industry’s future professionals.

Learn about exhibit, sponsor and advertising opportunities aligned with the 2023 National Convention & Expo.

Who Should Attend?

  • K-12 educators
  • PETE/HETE professionals
  • School/District Administrators
  • Researchers in HPE related fields
  • HPE Coordinators at the district and state level
  • Students of PETE/HETE programs

Topical Areas

  • Health Education - to include health promotion (such as staff wellness, self-care for educators, community health, etc.)
  • Physical Education - to include dance with PE programs and adapted physical education
  • Physical Activity - to include coaching, coaching education, dance outside of PE programs and adapted physical activity
  • Professional Preparation - to include pre-service teacher education and college/university physical activity programs
  • Research in the following categories:
    • Adapted Physical Education/Activity
    • Exercise Sciences
    • Measurement And Evaluation
    • Motivation And Psychology
    • Motor Behavior
    • Physical Activity And Health Promotion
    • Sociocultural And Social Justice
    • Sport And Coaching
    • Teaching And Learning



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