IHT Advisory Summit brings PE leaders, administrators together for day of discovery

July 18, 2016

By Jen Ohlson

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IHT Founder and President Jen Ohlson speaking at the summit

IHT, along with partner adidas, held its first Advisory and Innovation Summit in Austin. Physical education teachers, school administrators, foundation managers and state PE coordinators joined us for a day of conversation, demonstration and most importantly – sharing as we work to create a better PE experience for students.

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The Champion Initiative presents at the IHT – Adidas Advisory Board and Innovation Summit

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Kat Satterley (green shirt, front row) addressed ESSA funding at the IHT Advisory and Innovation Summit before taking joining other attendees at Esther’s Follies.

July 14, 2016

Originally published by The Champion Initiative

IHT and Adidas brought together a dynamic group of talented physical educators, administrators, charitable foundation managers and key influencers in education from across the country for a day of exploring and collaborating to determine the best way to move education forward though data collection, student empowerment, legislation, newly available funds within ESSA and corporate and charitable foundation partnerships.

The goal of the conference is to tap into the expertise of all attendees, and create a strategy that will ensure a cohesive and comprehensive approach.

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Seek student feedback and leadership, advises top teacher

StudentsJuly 7, 2016

By Ashley Riley, 2014 Florida SHAPE Florida Middle School P.E. Teacher of the Year

No matter the type of teacher we are, whether we teach social studies or physical education, we strive to get the most out of each of our students. Speaking as a PE teacher, I know I often turn to my colleagues to find new ways to motivate students to reach their maximum potential.  Read More