#PhysEdSummit 2020 Conference Program is LIVE!

The #PhysEdSummit Conference Program is LIVE! We are excited and we hope you are too.  See you on May 9th! To access the conference program, CLICK HERE. To access a PDF version of the program, CLICK HERE. To learn more about the Summit, visit our #PhysEdSummit page by CLICKING HERE.

The Challenge of Implementing Physical Education Mandates

Author’s Note: This post is written about Oregon’s PE Law, Senate Bill 4, and the challenges school districts face when trying to implement mandates.  Furthermore, the motivation was inspired by a newspaper article in the East Oregonian that was shared on the SHAPE America Facebook page on 8/31/19.  You can read the original article by CLICKING HERE. Ever since I entered the teaching profession in 2008, a Physical Education law has been considered the utopian policy dream for physical educators everywhere.  For years, the state of Illinois was elevated to a pedestal for… Read More

Becoming an Unplugged Educator — Why I Said Goodbye to Social Media as a Professional

As I currently sit at my gate at the Tampa International Airport waiting for my flight back to Oregon, I find myself finally committing the time to a post that has been a long time coming. I think the transformational nature of the SHAPE America National Convention and how inclusive it felt (kudos to Judy LoBianco for her leadership and the work that SHAPE America put in for pulling it off) finally is giving me the moral courage to publish after discussing this blog post for what has seemed like months with… Read More