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Our Vision: A state where all children are prepared to lead healthy, physically active lives.

Our Mission: Advance professional practice and promote health and physical education, physical activity, fitness, dance, and sport.

For less than a $1/week, your annual membership supports statewide programs that offer:

  • Professional development specifically for health and physical education. Opportunities to earn Professional Growth Plan points.
  • Service-learning programs like health.moves.minds..
  • A voice of advocacy for quality health and physical education in the state of Indiana. Advocacy assistance and representation.
  • Opportunities to bolster professional learning networks with Indiana’s best health and physical educators.
  • Liaison to state government agencies, partner organizations, SHAPE America and its districts.
  • Grants to help local school programs and promote health equity among all Indiana learners.
  • State recognition for teachers of the year and contributors that advance the causes of quality health and physical education.
  • Collegiate scholarships for pre-service teachers attending Indiana colleges and universities.
  • Work related liability insurance (optional $1M overviewpolicycertificate)
  • Discounts for registration to the annual INSHAPE State Conference and Leadership Conference.

Membership Options

Professional (Standard)


Young Professional




Emeritus (Retired)


  • Professional Membership : Any person who is employed as a professional with responsibilities, duties and interests in school or community health, physical education, recreation, dance, sports or related areas.
  • Young Professional Membership: Open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are preparing for a career in the fields of health, physical education, recreation or dance, and who are not employed on a full-time basis in the profession. Membership available for teachers in their first or second year of teaching.
  • Lifetime MembershipFor individuals who purchased a lifetime membership with a one-time investment of funds.
  • Emeritus Membership: Persons who have a record of Association membership for 10 years or more and meet the rule of 85 (minimum 55 years of age plus years of service in the profession). Emeritus members may attend the state conference at no additional cost.


Annual membership begins July 1, 2022 and expire June 30, 2023

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