The SHAPE Montana 2021 Summer Conference, Let’s Get Outside Together, will be held at East Helena High School August 1st -3rd . August 1st will be a ½ day pre-conference, with the full conference beginning Monday morning August 2nd. While we will be focusing on OUTDOOR sessions, there will be INDOOR sessions during each time slot as well. We are excited to have you join us once again for a chance to learn from the best of the best in our profession.
Please see below for updates on presenters, presenter resources, the conference schedule, and other important information you may need. ***COVID-19 Information: Currently Lewis and Clark County and the Helena Public Schools require mask wearing in school buildings. As guests, we will be following current county and school district protocols at this conference. There will be updates as information changes.
Bring someone who has never attended and get a $20.00 Visa gift card Choose to show your COVID vaccine card and get a $5.00 coffee card from local coffee company Raffle for a paddle board and a chance to win a class set of pedometers
Hotels will book fast for August, reserve yours now! The conference has secured a block of rooms in downtown Helena at the DoubleTree, next to restaurants and the Monday Night Social! If you are able to book a room in the block, the rate will be $139/night. Tell them you are attending the SHAPE Montana Conference. To reserve a room at the DoubleTree: 1-406-443-2200
GRADUATE CREDIT OFFERED THROUGH MSU. PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE. HEE 588 Section 750: SHAPE Montana Continuing Education (1 Credit $155) SYLLABUS CAMI AMIJO-GROVER, Education Director of Bridgercare\Haven High School Peer Education --LGBTQ+ Education Allies Part 1 & 2 --Expert Panel: Creating Affirming Spaces for LGBTQ+ Students
JAKE MILLER & KEN BELL, North Junior High Boise --Outdoor Education --Swing Dance
MIKE BURK, Helena Capital HS --Angleball and Tchoukball
WARREN CAPUTO, University of North Georgia --The Value of Academic Integration in Physical Education
SUSAN COURT, Montana Office of Public Instruction --Montana Student Health Risks during COVID-19 and Health Education Status (YRBS & YRBS Graphs)
TERESA RAINFORTH, UCS District Coordinator 4 HOUR WORKSHOP (1:00-5:00PM) SUNDAY AUGUST 1 --Learn to develop and promote Unified Physical Education. Wellness and Health programming opportunities for students with or without ID in schools will be discussed. PreK-High School
JEANNETTE GRAY & TERESA RAINFORTH, Unified Champion Schools Senior Director --Unified Physical Education: Find out what Unified P.E. looks like at all levels. Methods for easily fitting Unified P.E. into the PE standards will be discussed. Resources for Unified programs will be available.
CHEREE HICKS, First Tee Coordinator --First Tee is a safe introduction to golf and opportunities to build strength of character for today’s students K-8
KARIE ORENDORFF, Montana State University, Assistant Professor --Chopped Challenge! Come learn new activities while watching a fast-paced competition! For your team of 4 and join in! The title of “Chopped Challenge Champions” is at stake!! --Kickball, Old Game…Come learn new tricks!
MICHELLE PETERSON, Sunnyside Elementary, Great Falls MT --Rookie Rugby
MONIQUE PREVEL, Executive Director Big Sky Autism Project --Adaptive Fitness for individuals with Autism and Special Needs
DEB REDDY, Northern Lincoln Elementary School, Rhode Island --Activity Box! Come and learn fun, interactive and fitness-based activities to warm your students up for class! --Lacrosse and Field Hockey: Come see the progression of skills I teach starting with kindergarten and through 5th grade.
RYAN SCHMALTZ, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Education Specialist --Archery in Schools Training\Certification Program. Attendees must complete the online portion of this training before the SHAPE Montana conference. This will be a 4-hour session on Monday of the conference.
LISA SMITH, Adaptive Physical Education, Minnesota --Unified Physical Education Pre-Conference August 1, 1:00-5:00 --Health Session **More information on these sessions will be coming soon.
DAVE SENECAL, PB Ritch Middle School Dallas, Georgia --Space Invaders: Invasion Games Need Us Now More than Ever --Net and Wall Games --There is no “I” in team, but your students know there is a Me! --Innovative Dance: New ways to teach the most dreaded unit with confidence --KUBB: The best game you’ve never heard about!