SHAPE America's Podcast - Professional Development for Health & Physical Education Teachers
About This Show
The SHAPE America Podcast, hosted by Matt Pomeroy, Collin Brooks, and Stephanie Sandino, is here to bring you monthly professional development wherever you take your mobile device or computer. This one stop monthly professional development tool features interviews with SHAPE America Teachers of the Year and other physical education champions discussing relevant health and physical education topics. The goals of this podcast are to provide you with tips from leaders in our community, challenge your thinking, allow you to discuss important issues, and give you new ideas to try within your classes. The podcast brings the best teachers to you, where you love listening the most - in the car, on a run, biking or while cleaning the house.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 97: Building Health and Physical Education Dynasties - Part 2
In this episode, we continue our discussion of Building Health and Physical Education Dynasties with our guest, Tim McCord. Tim was a physical educator in Titusville, PA for 34 years. His physical education program has been featured in print media as well as in Dr. John Ratey’s book, “Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.”
Hear what led Tim to change the landscape of physical education within his district, and learn tips on how to turn around a culture at the school and district level.
Tim McCord, Retired Physical Educator, Titusville Area School District (PA)
Tim served as the school district’s health and physical education department chair as well as the director of the PE4life Academy Training Center in Titusville. He was named Pennsylvania AHPERD Health Educator of the Year in 2003 and Coach of the Year in 2012. In addition to giving numerous presentations around the country, Tim also had the honor of providing testimony before the US Congress in February 2004.