In this blog post, we will introduce you to some of the amazing adapted PE teachers who are working to make physical education more inclusive for all students. These teachers are passionate about helping students with disabilities get the most out of their PE classes, and they are always sharing new ideas and resources.
We encourage you to follow these teachers on social media and connect with them in person. They are a wealth of knowledge and support, and they can help you make your PE classes more inclusive for all students. Also they can learn from you, help make the #AdaptedPE Communuity Stron
Here are some reasons why it is good to follow and follow back other teachers:
- You can learn from each other. By following other teachers, you can learn about their teaching methods, their resources, and their ideas. This can help you improve your own teaching.
- You can build relationships. Following other teachers can help you build relationships with them. This can be helpful for collaborating on projects, getting advice, and just getting to know other people in the field.
- You can support each other. Following other teachers can help you support each other. This can be helpful during difficult times, and it can also be fun to celebrate each other’s successes.
We hope you will follow some of the adapted PE teachers featured in this blog post. They are doing amazing work, and they can help you make your PE classes more inclusive for all students. If you know of a great teacher, coach or academic doing great work, please post their Twitter handle in the comments section below and I will work on getting them added!
2013 National Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Itinerant Adapted PE Teacher- Northwest ISD | Previously Elementary PE Teacher
Posting all things about Adapted PE
* Adapted PE /Unified PE Teacher in Buffalo MN *2022 SHAPE National Adapted PE TOY*2022 SHAPE America CD TOY* 2020 MNSHAPE Adapted PE TOY
Tara J. McCarthy
Adapted PE teacher for CASE – 2022 Chicago Tribune #1 Small Business, 2018 N.E.D. and IAHPERD T.O.Y, 2019 SHAPE Midwest District TOY
Adapted PE Specialist, 2020 SHAPE America National & WD APE TOY, 2019 CAHPERD/SCAPE APE TOY, EPEW Committee , Special Olympics Schools-Pleasanton Coord.
Adapted PE Specialist in Montrose, CO – SHAPE CO APE TOY 2020 Berea College Alum and TWU Alum Founder and Director of the CO APE Conference
Husband & Father of 3 daughters; JEFFCO APE Coordinator & Adapted Athletics; 2019 Central District APE Teacher Of The Year; 2017 & 2009 Colorado APE of the Year
Emily Clowser & Liz Metz, CAPE, Frederick County Adapted PE Teacher Specialists, serving PreK-12th grade students & staff in FCPS.
APE teacher at Monroe 1 BOCES. 2021 SHAPE Eastern District APE TOY. 2019 NYS AHPERD APE TOY. Central Western Zone President for NYS AHPERD. SUNY Brockport Alum
Adapted PE teacher for Fairfax County Public Schools. I teaching! Opinions on this page are my own.
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I like P.E.! I like FOOD! I’m the P.E. Chef
Long Beach State APE
California State University, Long Beach Adapted Physical Education
Adapted PE Specialist working with amazingly rad students! Unified PE teacher, 2020 CAHPERD APE TOY, 2022 SHAPE Western District APE TOY
Adapted PE Teacher
Adapted Physical Education Specialist (CAPE), LCPS. Autism Exercise Specialist. Unified Sports Coach, SBHS.
Physical Education Teacher/ GCN/ ED Leadership Council/ SHAPEMD Convention Manager/ EDI Committee/ Mom /Wife (she/her/hers)
Itinerant Adapted PE Teacher in Fairfax County, VA. 2022 Virginia AHPERD Adapted PE TOY SUNY Brockport 2014 UW-La Crosse 2016
Adapted PE teacher- making activities accessible and equip for less.
APE & Health. 2015 ED APE TOY & 2014 NJAHPERD APE TOY. NJ Special Olympics Coach Bowling, Track, Bocce. retired SM Boy Scouts Spec Needs. ESU Alumni.
Denver Adapted PE
Adapted PE is a direct service provided to students with disabilities that is mandated by the federal law IDEA, Public Law 108-466 (2004).
I am a wife, mom of 2, Adapted PE Specialist and an Adjunct Professor at CSUSB