SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators is the nation’s largest membership organization of health and physical education professionals. Since being founded in 1885, the organization has defined excellence in physical education, and their National Standards for K-12 Physical Education serve as the foundation for well-designed physical education programs across the country.
They provide programs and resources to support health and physical educators at every level and work to make a positive impact on school health and physical education through their state and national advocacy efforts. SHAPE America has 50 state affiliates and is a founding partner of national initiatives such as the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, Let’s Move! Active Schools (now Active Schools) and the Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart programs.