WVAHPERD, soon to be SHAPEWV, is a professional education association with a diverse membership ranging from pre-professional college students whom are preparing for a career in education to beginner and long-standing educators at the primary, secondary and college levels. We welcome all professionals in the field to become members and enjoy membership benefits including collaboration and fellowship with colleagues across the state, professional development, graduate credit opportunities and liability insurance.  We convene annually at our state conference where attendees participate in activity sessions and lecture sessions.   WVAHPERD works with SHAPE Midwest, a sub-division of SHAPE America. Further your professional development and grow your collaborative network by becoming a member of SHAPE America and participating in these organization's events as well!


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Complimentary 1 year WVAHPERD Membership to health.moves.minds. coordinators who sign up & complete an event by the close of the 2020 - 2021 school year.


Thank you for your service as Executive Director!

Enjoy retirement Sue Long!


Membership privileges include professional development, graduate credit opportunities, annual conference, statewide collaboration, insurance, award recognition and more!  



2020 Annual Conference Change

This year's annual conference will no longer be at the Charleston Marriott Town Center, October 15 & 16, 2020. Because of unknowns with the COVID pandemic, this year's conference will be a virtual event.  Graduate credit will still be available to earn by attending the virtual event.

Thank you Gold Sponsors!