Call for Proposals! Open NOW! Due July 1, 2017!


Now is your opportunity to submit a proposal for the 2018 SHAPE America Central District Conference, to be held at the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, SD, January 25-27. This event is sponsored by Sanford Health and co-hosted by SHAPE South Dakota.  Click Here:

You can help make the conference a success by sharing your knowledge and insight! We are currently seeking proposals on a wide range of topics within these categories:

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Advocacy
  • Dance
  • Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart
  • Physical Activity
  • Physical Education
  • School Health Education
  • Sport/Coaching

Presentations that in some way contribute to the development and implementation of more effective health and physical education programs also support SHAPE America’s 50 Million Strong commitment to empower all children to lead healthy and active lives. 

The conference will have sessions for all teaching levels and disciplines — as well as sessions for future professionals. We hope to see you there!

Posted on April 21, 2017 .

Congratulations SHAPE SD 2016-2017 Award winners!

Elementary Teacher of the Year- Nikki Heinz, Beadle Elem. Yankton

MS Teacher of the Year- Stacy Anderson, Madison MS , Madison

HS Teacher of the Year- Vonda Bjorklund, Brookings HS, Brookings

Health Teacher of the Year K-12- Patty Jorgenson, Brookings, HS, Brookings

New Professional of the Year- Kim Kuefler, St. Francis Indian School, St. Francis

Honor Award- Dr. Patty Hacker, South Dakota State University

Posted on September 19, 2016 .