2022 District Teachers of the Year

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SHAPE America is proud to announce its 2022 District Teachers of the Year for adapted physical education, dance education, health education and physical education.


Adapted Physical Education

Central: Jen Heebink
Buffalo High School and Buffalo Community Middle School
Buffalo, MN Eastern: Katelyn Smith
Rock Creek School
Walkersville, MD Midwest: Sadie Brown
Sun Prairie Area School District
Sun Prairie, WI Western: Kasia Givenrod
Brea Olinda Unified School District
Brea, CA

Dance Education

Central: Andrea Leggett
Denver Center for International Studies at Montbello
Denver, CO Midwest: Elisa Foshay
William Jones College Preparatory High School
Chicago, IL

Health Education

Central: Jessica Matheson
Rockford High School
Rockford, MN Eastern: Michael Craig
East Hartford Middle School
East Hartford, CT

Elementary Physical Education

Central: Ryan Armstrong
Parkade Elementary School
Columbia, MO Eastern: David Kellett
Maryland City Elementary School
Laurel, MD Midwest: Kelly Zerby
Jefferson Elementary School
DeKalb, IL Southern: Rebecca Lambdin-Abraham
Maplewood Elementary School
Austin, TX Western: Trent Suzuki
Central Elementary School
Escondido, CA

Middle School Physical Education

Central: Paulo Ribeiro
Parkway Southwest Middle School
Ballwin, MO Eastern: Amanda Geer
Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School
Lewisburg, PA Southern: Stephanie Faw
West McDowell Middle School
Marion, NC

High School Physical Education

Central: Felicia Durst
Marquette High School
Chesterfield, MO Eastern: Charles Rizzuto
Oyster Bay High School
Oyster Bay, NY Southern: Kristina Kirk
John I. Leonard High School
Greenacres, FL Western: Jessica Adkins
Maui High School
Kahului, HI

Meet our 2021 District Teachers of the Year

Each of our District Teachers of the Year submitted a video so you can get to know them and what they hope to accomplish over the next year. Check them out!