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This page features workshop presenters whose expertise is showing you how to teach cooperative skills while teaching PE.
Location: Mahtomedi, MN (Retired)
Grade Levels: K-12 PE / Cooperative Learning and Team Building
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally. Can present throughout the year. Would enjoy doing 1/2, full day (6 hour) or 2 day workshops.
DONALD R GLOVER has taught Physical Education for fifty years. This experience includes Elementary, Secondary, Adapted, Preschool and University instruction. In 1981, Glover was recognized as Minnesota Teacher of the Year and in 1989 he was recognized as the state’s first Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year. He has written seven books, published numerous magazine and journal articles on Physical Education and sport and has been a clinician at more than 100 conferences and clinics. These clinics and conferences have been local, state, national and international. Don’s philosophy for this dynamic course is to “give teachers current practical information and content that they can immediately implement into their classroom curriculum. Glovers books include: Team Building Through Physical Challenge---More Team Building Challenges Competition/Cooperation---making the Link-----Character Education Essentials of Team Building----40 Years in the Gym---Building Character, Community and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education
Location: Walker, MI (Grand Valley State University)
Grade Levels: K-12 PE and College PE
Teaching Experience: 22+ Years teaching experience Presentation Experience: 17+ Years
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally. Can present throughout the year.
Ingrid Johnson is an associate professor in the Movement Science Department at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. She has been in education for over 24 years starting as a middle school teacher. She has taught PE to students in grades K-12 in several states as well as internationally. Ingrid had been teaching at the university level for 17 years. She has made over 50 presentations at the state, regional, national and international venues. Ingrid has served on the PE Central Editorial review board since 2003. She regularly conducts professional development workshops for teachers in the Grand Rapids, MI area. In 2014, Ingrid was awarded the Outstanding University Educator by the Michigan Association for Health, PE, Recreation and Dance. In 2007 she was presented with the University of Arizona College of Education Outstanding Service Award. In 2004 Ingrid was named by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as the Mable Lee Award recipient for Outstanding Young Professional.
Location: Houston, TX (Harvard Elem.)
Grade Levels: K-12 Physical Education
Teaching Experience: 10+ Years
Presentation Experience: 7+ Years
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally and is willing to do any length presentations. Can present year round.
Jorge Rodriguez is originally from McAllen, Texas and now lives in Houston. He attended the University of Houston where he was a high jumper on the track team and earned his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with a minor in health. Jorge later went on to receive his Masters degree in Educational Leadership from American College of Education. He is currently a physical education teacher at Harvard Elementary (an IB and STEM magnet school) in the Houston Independent School District, and is a Lead Teacher and the KEY teacher for physical education for the district. He is also an active member in Texas AHPERD, and sits on the recreation and social media committees and chairs the diversity section. Jorge absolutely loves his profession and is dedicated to do all he can to make it better!
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