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Location: Irmo, SC (River Springs Elementary)
Grade Levels: K-5 PE and college PE Teaching Experience: 5+ Years Public School teaching Presentation Experience: 5+ Years
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally. Can present throughout the year.
Ben is a K-12 certified Physical Education teacher and has been teaching K-5 Phys Ed since 2007. He has completed National Board Certification in Phys Ed and also has a Masters in Education from Southern Wesleyan University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from University of South Carolina. Ben also serves as a Clinical Model Teacher for the University of South Carolina, helping to mentor future Physical Education teachers as part of their graduation requirement. He is the also founder of ThePEspecialist.com a resource site helping Physical Educators take their teaching game to the next level.
Location: Atlanta, GA (P.B. Ritch Middle School)
Grade Levels: Elementary/Middle
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Willing to present locally, all over the USA and the World. Can present throughout the year including the summer.
Dave has been a Physical Education teacher in Paulding County, GA since 1997. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Kennesaw State and his Master’s degree in Physical Education Curriculum and Instruction from Western Kentucky. He opened Nebo Elementary school where he built a well-respected program and earned Teacher of the Year in 2012. He earned Teacher of Year in 2015 for his innovative program at P.B. Ritch Middle School. Dave also was awarded the prestigious 2015 GAHPERD and Southern District SHAPE America Middle School Teacher of the Year. He has also served as the volunteer elementary and middle physical education professional development coordinator for his district. In 2008, Dave was selected to be on a team of sixteen physical education specialists to write the current Georgia Physical Education Standards. Dave developed the “PEPALOOZA Workshops” and has presented at many local, state and national conventions. He has secured over $40,000 in grants that have led to the purchase of classroom sets of equipment that have allowed many middle school students to experience activities such as rugby, disc golf, longboarding, circus arts, fly fishing, back packing, yoga and mountain biking. Dave also enjoys adding technology to his teaching at every chance he can using many apps that encourage his kids to stay active in the 21st century.
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