The purpose of MOSHAPE Advocacy is to empower Missouri Health and Physical Educators to advocate for healthy schools and students. Click on the MOSHAPE ADVOCACY bar above to check-out resources from the Home Page for Member Education, Advocacy and Lobby as a Citizen and links to health.moves.minds. *This will navigate you to an external website. 


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Click on the image below to open a PDF for links to contact your state and national legislators.

SHAPE America State Advocacy Toolkit

MissouriAccess state-specific resources to become the health and physical education advocacy expert in Missouri! Resources include: fact sheets, presentations, templates, and links to key stakeholders.

Missouri's Advocacy Toolkit


 What is ESSA?

The bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes a flexible block grant program under Title IV, Part A, "Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants."  This block grant program authorizes activities in three broad areas including: providing students with a well-rounded education, supporting safe and healthy students, and supporting the effective use of technology.

Click the image below to request the estimated amount of funding that your school district will receive under Title IV, Part A of Every Student Succeeds Act. Also, access resources to make your case on funding for Health and Physical Education. 


 SHAPE America's SPEAK Out! Day is when educators head to Capitol Hill to advocate for full funding of the bi-partisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to support health and physical education programs in schools and professional development of teachers. 

Speak Out! Day Resources

   MOSHAPE Members attend 2024 Speak Out! Day in Washington, DC

Julie Lueckenhoff, Brandy Lynch, Ethan Bynum, Tari Garner, Terri Laughlin

Hitting the Hill!

MOSHAPE members with House of Representative, Blaine Luetkemeyer, Member of Congress, 3rd District of Missouri

MOSHAPE Members with Elyse Eenigenburg, Correspondence Manager for Eric Schmitt

Brandy Lynch, Tom Loughrey, Julie Lueckenhoff 
MOSHAPE members with Janna Davis, Legislative Correspondent & Constituent Correspondence Coordinator for Josh Hawley