PE Central online physical education school courses

Contact Us:

[email protected]
678-764-2536

Workshop Home

Integrating Physical Education with Academic Subjects Presenters

This page features workshop presenters whose expertise is showing you how to more effectively integrate classroom/academic content into physical education classes.

Book a Workshop Now! [email protected]; 678-764-2536

Susan Flynn
Susan Flynn
Location: Charleston, SC (College of Charleston)
Grade Levels: K-12 and College PE
Teaching Experience: 30+ years, elementary physical education, adapted physical education, middle school special education and university level.
Presentation Experience: 20+ Years
Presenter Profile
Willing to present locally and throughout the USA. Can present throughout the year including the summer.
Bio:
Susan provides professional development for school districts throughout the United States and internationally. She has been invited to present at many state physical education conferences and workshops (Al, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, IO, KY, LA, MA, OH, VA, WV). In addition to presenting at the National SHAPE America Convention and District conventions numerous times, she presents at national and state early childhood conferences. Susan also presents on Science, Technology, Engeerining and Math (STEM) through her National Science Foundation grant- TECHFIT-connecting coding, engineering and fitness.

Presentation Topics:

  • Move 2 Learn: Integration of ELA and Math with Physical Literacy
  • K-12 Developmental Appropriate Practices in Physical Education
  • Brain Blasts and Action Based Learning for the classroom educator
  • Physical Literacy for Early Childhood
  • Adapted Physical Education and Sensory Motor
  • Creative Dance Pre-K-5
  • Dance for the Physical Education Curriculum K-12
  • Physical Best and Fitness Education
  • Brain Blasts and Action Based Learning for the classroom educator
  • Technology in Physical Education
  • TPSR- Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility in physical education
  • Certified Presidential Youth Fitness Instructor (PYFP); Physical Activity Leader (PAL) and Physical Best Instructor


Brent Heidorn
Brent Heidorn
Location: Carrollton, GA (Univ. of West Georgia)
Grade Levels: K-12 and College PE
Teaching Experience: 15+ years, K-12 physical education and university level.
Presentation Experience: 10+ Years
Willing to present locally and throughout the USA. Can present throughout the year including the summer.
Bio:
Dr. Brent Heidorn is an associate tenured professor in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia, and was recently appointed as Assistant Dean for Research and Assessment in the College of Education (2015). Prior to this appointment, Brent was the program coordinator of the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education program in the Department of Leadership and Instruction, where he has served since 2007. Prior to his appointment at the University of West Georgia, Brent received his doctoral degree in Physical Education from the University of South Carolina (2004-2007) and worked for eight years as a physical education teacher and coach at the middle and high school levels (1997-2004). His educational degrees include a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Bob Jones University, M.A. in Health and Exercise Science from Furman University, and a Ph.D. in Physical Education Pedagogy from the University of South Carolina. Brent’s leadership and service activities include active membership in SHAPE America, and Past-President of the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (GAHPERD). He has been actively involved with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) serving on a variety of committees at the national level, including three years on the Physical Education Steering Committee, the Awards Committee, and the Publications Committee. Brent continues to serve SHAPE America through the Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP). He is an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, is on the Editorial Review Board for Quest and Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, and is the Publications Editor of The GAHPERD Journal. Brent also served as the Editor for the Theory to Practice column in Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators. Brent has received numerous awards including the SDAAHPERD Taylor Dodson Young Professional Award, the University of West Georgia College of Education Faculty Outstanding Service Award, and the Robert W. Moore Professional Recognition Award and the Young Scholar Award from the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Brent’s research interests include comprehensive school physical activity programs, physical education teacher education and supervision, and sport pedagogy. He has more than 50 authored or coauthored articles, chapters, reports, or reviews; and he has given more than 120 professional and scholarly presentations, in addition to numerous professional development workshops.

Presentation Topics:

  • Best practice in K-12 physical education – effective instruction, curriculum, current research, current trends and issues
  • Skill development in physical education – a variety of content areas
  • Physical activity in physical education – integrating physical activity in PE and classroom based instruction
  • Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAPs)
  • Physical Fitness – fitness games, stations, strength and conditioning for physical education and athletics
  • Exercise Physiology – multiple components; developing fitness from exercise science
  • FitnessGram – all components
  • Coaching and Athletics – philosophy, objectives, communication, motivation, management, planning, training


Joe McCarthy
Joe McCarthy
Location: Farmington, MN (Meadowview Elementary)
Grade Levels: K-8 PE and prefers doing 3 hour sessions Teaching Experience: 15+ Years Public School teaching Presentation Experience: 6 Years
Willing to present locally and throughout the USA and would consider doing keynote speeches. Can present throughout the year.
Bio:
Joe is an elementary Physical Education teacher in Farmington, MN. He is a board member of MN SHAPE, SHAPE America Central District Leadership Council, MN Healthy Kids Coalition and was also the SHAPE America Chair of the K-12 Standards Based Grading Report Card. Joe was recognized as the 2012 MN SHAPE Elementary Teacher of the Year and has presented nationally on many topics. Joe is a relentless advocate for the benefits of Physical Education and physical activity for students.
Presentation Highlights:

I presented 3 times at the 2016 Shape America Conference in Minneapolis, MN. I presented at the MN School Boards Association and the MN Elementary School Principals Association in 2015. Finally, I presented at the National Physical Education Institute in NC in 2015.


Presentation Topics:

  • Academic Games
  • Overhand Throwing Activities
  • Technology in Physical Education
  • Brain Boost Activities
  • And More...!


Keynote Speech Topics:

  • Advocacy in Physical Education


Charles Silberman
Charles Silberman
Location: Laurel, MD (James McHenry Elementary)
Grade Levels: K-12 PE Teaching Experience: 10+ Years Public School teaching Presentation Experience: 10 Years
Willing to present locally, in the USA and Internationally. Can present throughout the year.
Bio:
Charles Silberman is a physical education and health teacher with 14 years of teaching experience. He has become a leader and advocate for incoming physical educators by running workshops on teaching in limited space at staff in-services and conferences, assisting with new teacher orientations, and other initiatives. Moreover, he has experience writing curriculum from scratch and writing published information specific to physical education in state and nationally recognized publications and websites. In addition, he has created a niche as a physical education specialist who fuses technology and primary instructional subjects into physical education lessons.
Presentation Highlights:

  • Participated as a special guest for PE Central in a live web chats on planning a great field day and integrating technology and academics into physical education (Viewed 11,000 times total!)
  • “Making Your Field Day Shine,” Presenter, Maryland Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance State Convention, Towson, MD, October, 2010 (http://www.tinyurl.com/makeitshine)
  • Teaching in Limited Space, Prince George’s County, MD New Physical Education Teachers In-service, January 2009 and March, 2008


Presentation Topics (expanded presentation descriptions):

  • Teaching in Limited Space
  • Field Day
  • Developing and Writing Curriculum
  • Integrating Literacy or Math in PE
  • Integrating Technology in PE
  • And More...!


Kevin Tiller
Kevin Tiller
Location: Andover, MA (West Elem.)
Grade Levels: PreK-MS Physical Education
Teaching Experience: 21+ Years
Presentation Experience: 16+ Years
Willing to present locally (within 4 hour drive of workshop) and would prefer to do 3 hour presentations. Can present in the summer and is willing to do Keynote presentations.
Bio:
My name is Kevin Tiller and I am the Physical Education teacher at West Elementary School in Andover, Massachusetts. I have been a Physical Education teacher for 20+ years both in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. I graduated from Plymouth State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education (Teacher Certification concentration). I then graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1996 with a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology (Adapted Physical Education concentration). I absolutely love being a Physical Education teacher and love to share what I have learned over the years in workshops!
Presentation Highlights:

University Of New Hampshire workshop facilitator for courses in:

  • Data Driven Assessment In Physical Education (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Incorporating Math Into Physical Education (2012, 2013)
  • Enhancing Instruction Through Technology In Physical Education (2012, 2013)
  • Using iPads And iPods In Physical Education (2012, 2013, 2014)


Keynote Topics:

  • Assessment
  • Motivation
  • Best Practices


Presentation Topics:

  • Technology Integration
  • Assessment
  • Program Planning
  • Theme Based Physical Education
  • Multicultural Physical Education
  • Math Integration Into Physical Education


Tom Winiecki
Tom Winiecki
Location: Manlius, NY (Mott Road Elementary)
Grade Levels: Elementary PE Teaching Experience: 28 Years Public School teaching. Nationally Board Certified in PE Presentation Experience: 16+ Years (see Presentation Topics and descriptions)
Willing to present locally and in the USA. Can present during Fall and Spring and is willing to do Keynote presentations.
Bio:
Tom Winiecki is a Physical Education teacher in the Fayetteville-Manlius School District in Central New York State. He has taught at the elementary level since 1981. He was named the NYSAHPERD Central North Zone Elementary Teacher of the Year in 2003, the NYSAHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the year in 2010 and the NFL Network Physical Education Teacher of the Year in 2013. Tom was National Board Certified in 2005 and re-certified in 2015. He serves on the District Curriculum Council, Technology Committee and Wellness Committee at Fayetteville-Manlius. He is also the K-12 Physical Education Curriculum Coordinator at Fayetteville-Manlius. He has presented at the local, zone, state and national level on a wide range of topics related to physical education. Tom has also taught as an adjunct professor at Syracuse University in 2007. He has been a Section Editor for PHEAmerica (formally PELINKS4U) since 2000.
Presentation Highlights:

  • Spring 2014 AAHPERD National Convention, St. Louis, MO, Teaching in Themes in K-12 Physical Education
  • Fall 2015 NYSAHPERD Convention, Verona, NY, Creating a Culture of Physical Activity in Your Building
  • Fall 2013 NYSAHPERD Convention, Verona, NY, "Why Do I Have to Learn This? Here is the Answer!"
  • Spring 2015 Fayetteville-Manlius (NY) District Education Fair, Physical Activity and Academic Success


Keynote Topics:

  • Physical Activity for a Lifetime
  • Teaching to Become Obsolete to Our Students


Presentation Topics (see descriptions of each):

  • A Culture of Physical Activity
  • Integrating Physical Activity into the Classroom
  • Making Assessment Easy and Student Centered
  • Teaching in Common Themes/Not Separate Units
  • Using Pedometers and Heart Rate Monitors with Elementary Students
  • Curriculum Mapping
  • And More...!


Contact us at "[email protected]" or call at 678-764-2536 to learn more and book a workshop.

Workshop Home