As we head into the holiday season, we should all be preparing for the holidays with a bit more humility, but it’s not just about the holidays.
Many of us are facing a lot of challenges on a personal level, and some of us have to confront some of the biggest obstacles facing our lives in 2017.
As our families, friends, and coworkers struggle with the changes of the year, it’s important to have a way to make sure we’re doing things the right way.
Here are six inspirational teachers that are doing exactly that and are using their platform to bring awareness to these issues.1.
Elizabeth C. Lopes Elizabeth C Lopes is a certified physical education teacher and founder of the National Physical Education Association (NPEA).
She has worked in the physical education industry for 20 years and is now a director of the New York State Physical Education Academy (NYSPAX).
With more than 100 years of experience, Lopes brings a unique perspective to physical education and education leadership in her role as president and founder, and serves as a board member for the Association of State Directors for Physical Education.2.
Kristina Bower Kristina L. Bower is an American Physical Education Certification (APEC) board certified physical therapist, and a Certified Instructor of Physical Therapy (CPT).
She is the director of Physical Education Education for the University of Missouri, where she teaches the CPT and APEC certification levels for students at the school.3.
Melissa L. Harker Melissa L Harkers is a Certified Coach of Physical Fitness and a board certified personal trainer.
She is also the author of the book, The Best of Physical Training.
She lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband, son, and daughter-in-law.4.
Stephanie J. Miller Stephanie J Miller is a nationally recognized coach and certified personal training instructor.
She has been a teacher for the past 13 years and holds a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor’s degree from The College of Wooster in New York.5.
Kaitlyn R. Williams Kaitlynn R. is a licensed personal trainer, certified personal coach, certified physical therapy assistant, and certified instructor.
Her expertise is in teaching, coaching, and providing a comprehensive program for personal development, personal wellness, and fitness and balance.6.
Kori Fennell Kori is a board Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), certified personal fitness instructor, and board certified fitness coach.
Kari has been involved in the health and fitness industry since 2005 and has taught and certified for over 25 years.
She currently works in the fitness industry as a trainer, coach, and personal trainer specializing in bodyweight and core strength.7.
Elizabeth Bowers Elizabeth L. Lope is a national board certified trainer and the founder of The National Physical Educators Association (NPEA).
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from the College of Charleston and is the Executive Director of NPEA.8.
Jennifer M. Williams Jennifer M Williams is an accredited fitness instructor and coach with more than 30 years of professional experience in the wellness industry.
Her training includes teaching and working as a certified personal trainers in the United States and the United Kingdom.9.
Kelly R. Gabbler Kelly R Gabblers family has lived in California since 1981.
She graduated from the California State University, Los Angeles in 2017 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Human Development and a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology.10.
Julie Kohn Julie is a Registered Nurse certified physical and health coach with a focus on physical education, occupational therapy, occupational wellness, physical education counseling, and mental health education.
She also works in her personal and professional life as a teacher and counselor and also as an administrator and volunteer.11.
Linda Whelan Linda W Helan is a physical education instructor, certified trainer, and trainer in the North Carolina area.
She holds two Master’s degrees in Physical Fitness Education and Exercise Science and a Doctor of Education in Physical Health.12.
Carol C. Williams Carol C Williams is a family health educator and trainer.
Carol has worked as a coach, personal trainer and counselor since 1992 and is currently a certified certified physical fitness instructor.13.
Heather M. Anderson Heather M Anderson is a member of the board certified nutritionist, dietitian, and Registered Dietitian of North Carolina (RDNC).
She also holds a Certificate of Professional Competence in Dietetics.14.
Elizabeth Hays Elizabeth H. Hays is an educator, teacher, and author.
She received her bachelor’s degree with honors from the Pennsylvania State University.
She teaches in her area of nutrition and health.15.
Marjorie S. Moore Marjoria Moore is a Board Certified Dietitians Certified Specialist (BCDSS) certified personal nutritionist with a specialty in working with children, adolescents, and adults.16