Join the SHAPE America Podcast team as they reflect on the past school year and discuss health and physical education professional development opportunities that are available over the summer, including: future podcast topics, the launch of SHAPE America’s Online Institute (SAOI), books, journals, conferences and much more.
Steve Gross, MSW, is a clinical social worker and a pioneer in the field of using playful engagement and relationships to overcome the devastating impact of early childhood trauma.
Steve’s talents have been called upon to respond to some of the greatest catastrophes of our time. At the heart of his work, Steve helps others discover the power of optimism so that they can build resilience and bring greater joy, connection, courage and creativity to their lives.
Are you looking to find out more about National Board Certification? Join us as the SHAPE America podcast team and guest panelists discuss the process of becoming a National Board Certified Teacher. Hear about the journeys of National Board Certified physical education teachers and discover how this process can impact student learning. You’ll also learn how being certified can impact the 50 Million Strong commitment and influence your teaching habits.
*Terri Drain — Terri’s extensive teaching and coaching experience has spanned multiple decades and has taken her from rural and urban communities in British Colombia, Canada, to the Pleasanton Unified School District in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was the 2007 CAHPERD Elementary Teacher of the Year and 2008 Southwest District Elementary Teacher of the Year.
*Matt Bassett — Matt received a Master of Science in kinesiology and exercise science from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona. He has more than 15 years of experience as a physical education teacher at San Jose Charter Academy and was the 2017 CAHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
Get a live listen in to the conversation that happened at the 50 Million Strong Forum at the National Convention in Boston. Matt interviews Deborah Tannehill, Lori Dunn, and Dolly Lambdin and then has a discussion within different groups attending the forum.
In this podcast, Senior Manager of Advocacy, Carly Wright, and Advocacy Consultant, Karen Johnson, share the latest updates on the Every Student Succeeds Act, what the new Presidential administration means for implementation in states, give us a federal funding forecast, and a preview of 2017 SPEAK Out! Day.