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
JRFH / HFH Podcast Part 1– WHY it matters for your Health & PE Program
6 days ago
Are you interested in learning more about Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) and Hoops for Heart (HFH)? What does JRFH / HFH do for your students? Why do over 28 thousand schools participate in the programs every year? What does JRFH / HFH do for your health & physical education program? Listen in as SHAPE America Podcast hosts Collin, Matt, and Stephanie are joined by several JRFH / HFH veteran coordinators, as they discuss the benefits a JRFH / HFH program can bring to your school and your students and the way it complements an effective HPE program.
Guests: *Ashley Pondrom - Ashley Pondrom teaches in Richardson ISD in Dallas Texas. She has been teaching PE for 11 years and has participated in Jump Rope for Heart for 8 years. Last year, her school was ranked #1 in the State and #11 in the nation for JRFH. She is loaded with passion to teach her kids how to love to be active and want to live an active lifestyle for the rest of their lives. *Penny Kroening - SHAPE America’s 2016 National Elementary TOY, Penny has over three decades of experience teaching Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education. Penny received her Bachelors of Science in Physical Education from University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse and her Master’s in Education from Carroll University. She is an active member on the Board of Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE). Currently, she serves as the Wisconsin JRFH/HFH State Coordinator. She is a SHAPE America member and a presenter for Sportime featuring SPARK. You can follow Penny on social media through Twitter @pkroenin, on Facebook at PEKroening. *Tyler Eichas – With over twenty-seven-year experience teaching physical education, Tyler helped organize the nation’s #1 elementary combo Jump & Hoops event in 2016 & 2017 at Plank South Elementary in Webster, NY. Tyler was also a 2015 JRFH grant recipient in Seattle, WA.