Guideline for Presenters

We are delighted that you will be participating in SHAPE America's 2015 PETE & HETE Conference to be held October 28-31 in Atlanta, Georgia. Your contribution will enhance the success of our program and contribute to the professional growth of many others in your field.

Speaker/ Participant Information


General Session Speakers and Panelists: 

steve-jefferiesSteve Jefferies, Central Washington University,
Ellensburg, WA
President SHAPE America
Steve Jefferies teaches in the Department of Physical Education, School, and Public Health at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA. Originally from Great Britain, he taught public school physical education before completing his MS and PhD degrees at the University of Oregon. He served as NASPE President in 2008 and was the initiator of the PE 2020 project. He is creator of the online magazine pelinks4u and served 6 years as a publicly elected school board member. Today, his primary professional focus is on issues influencing the future of American public school physical education.

Lori Dunn HeadshotLori Dunn, Seattle Public Schools,
Seattle, WA
PreK-12 Physical Education and Health Literacy Program Manager

Lori received her bachelor's from Eastern Washington University and two master's degrees in Education (administration and counseling) from Azusa Pacific University. Previous to joining the Seattle Public Schools Dunn taught physical education for 23 years. In 2006 she was selected as the NASPE National High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Dunn is a past president of Washington and the Northwest District AAHPERD, and has served on many other committees for SHAPE America. Her professional interests are in teaching, curriculum development and advocating for quality programs.

Sarah Lee CDCSarah Lee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
Health Scientist
Sarah is a team lead at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Population, School Health Branch. She leads a dynamic group of researchers focusing on school-based childhood obesity prevention research and policy development across the U.S. Through her role, she oversees descriptive and analytic studies, systematic reviews, evaluation studies, and research translation projects. The main goal of the scientific work is to make it most meaningful for the practitioner in a school district or school setting.

Panelists include noted professionals:

Dr. Tom Templin, Purdue University
Dr. Monica Lounsbery, Provost UNLV
Dr. Emily Wughalter, San Jose State University
Dr. Thom McKenzie, Professor Emeritus SDSU
Dr. Mike Metzler, Georgia State University.
Dr. Jayne Greenberg, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Judy LoBianco, South Orange-Maplewood School District, New Jersey
Eric Stern, The School District of Palm Beach County
Dr. Shannon Michael, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Aaron Bieghle, University of Kentucky
Dr. Darla Castelli, University of Texas-- Austin