Naomi Hartl graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2011 and started teaching in her home province of Saskatchewan, Canada. She has taught a variety of subject areas, including physical education, health education, biology, mathematics, home economics, and career education. In 2015, she relocated to Oregon, USA, to work with School Specialty in curriculum development for the physical education market and is now the Science and STEM Subject Matter Expert.
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 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!