Physical Education for All
5 Helpful Hints for Inclusive PE
Understand the concept of promoting and creating inclusive practices in physical education to ensure success for ALL students.
Upon completing this webinar participants will be able to...
- Create at least 2 modifications to ensure ALL students are participating in an inclusive physical education lesson.
- Be familiar with additional references and products to support an inclusive physical education program.
Cecilia Cruse, MS. OTR/L received her BS degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida, and her Master’s degree in Education from Georgia State University. She is SIPT (Sensory Integration & Praxis Test) certified and has over 30 years’ experience in pediatrics with school-based services (including pre-school and Head Start programs) acute care and outpatient pediatric settings including Augusta University in Georgia, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Cecilia has experience as a consultant, author and lecturer including TV appearances, such as CNN’s Health Watch and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. She has authored several articles for professional periodicals and magazines and has served as a trainer/consultant and service provider in several school systems. Cecilia is currently the Subject Matter Expert for Abilitations/ School Specialty Special Needs Division. She also lectures nationwide on practical sensory solutions for educators, therapists and parents. She is “energetic” and “entertaining” and insists on a fun learning experience.
Mike Smith, MA, received his BA in Kinesiology from the University of Northern C olorado, and his master’s degree in Sports Administration also from the University of Northern Colorado. He has 24 years in education and has ta ught at all levels including Higher Ed. His past experiences include being part of the Physical Education CADRE for the Col orado Department of Education and Welltrain. In addition, he has presented professional development with other organizations in the industry. He has presented over 1 20+ workshops on assessment, highly effective teaching, curriculum, social emotional learning, how to “set the hook” for learning, technology in physical education , active classroom and kinesthetic learning , and most recently a workshop on how to be a movement champion at your school. Mike is also a published author of journal articles for SHAPE Colorado and published a piece for the NSAA Journal on how to “ Hook New Generations” of skiers and snowboarders to grow the sport.
Some highlights for Mike are that he has presented at the 2014 National SHAPE Conference in St. Louis, 2015 and 2016 National PE Institute in North Carolina, 2016 SHAPE Conference in Minneapolis, Colorado SHAPE conference numerous times, presented a webinar on the introduction of QR Codes into Physical Education, and Mike was recently awarded the 2015 Distinguished service award by SHAPE Colorado. He recently finished his 2 4th year of teaching and is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Northern Colorado and the Subject Matter Expert for Physical Education Health/Wellness for Sportime/School Specialty . Mike is an avid snowboarder and Mountain biker and currently resides in Colorado.