SHAPE America Physical Education Council

The SHAPE America Physical Education Council is one of SHAPE America’s five program councils, which are all charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Advise and make recommendations about new and existing programs, products and services related to the respective focus areas.
  • Help guide new initiatives through the review process and recommend task forces and ad hoc committees needed for completion.
  • Build communication with related SHAPE America special interest groups (SIGs).

Specifically, the Physical Education Council addresses the areas of:

  • Lifespan physical education;
  • Dance;
  • Sport;
  • Adapted physical education; and
  • Outdoor adventure education.

Physical Education Council Activities & Recent Projects

The Physical Education Council conducts the following activities:

  • Produces SHAPE America's monthly activity calendars; and
  • Helps develop guidance documents, position statements, and other content as needed.

Physical Education Council Members

  • Adriana Lucero (Chair)
    University of New Mexico
  • Jana Moran
    New York City Department of Education
  • Joe Velardi
    Connecticut Association of Schools
  • Robert Holmes
    Jefferson County Public Schools (KY)
  • Terri Stewart
    Palm Beach School District (FL)
  • Valeri Cheseldine
    Eva Turner Elementary School (VA)
  • Meg Hemstrought
    Utica University (NY)
  • Srecko Mavrek
    Hostos Community College (NY)

Special Interest Group

The following special interest group (SIG) functions under the Physical Education Council:

  • Adapted Physical Education & Physical Activity

To join a SIG, log in to your SHAPE America member account. Go into the My Profile section and select the Interest Areas tab to view/edit your Special Interest Groups.