2023 District Teachers of the Year


SHAPE America is proud to announce its 2023 District Teachers of the Year for adapted physical education, dance education, health education and physical education.


Adapted Physical Education

Central: Sarah Brockberg
El Paso County Colorado School District 49
Peyton, CO Eastern: Jessica Willson
Harford Academy
Bel Air, MD Midwest: Emma Degen
Twin Groves Middle School
Buffalo Grove, IL Western: Samantha Stewart
Newbury Park High School
Newbury Park, CA

Health Education

Eastern: Melissa Quigley
Broadneck High School
Annapolis, MD

Elementary Physical Education

Central: Randy Spring
Liberty Ridge Elementary School
Woodbury, MN Eastern: Mark Housel
Helen L. Beeler Elementary School
Marlton, NJ Midwest: Kim Selby
Wilson Elementary School
Sheboygan, WI Southern: Kirstin Voitus
Loughman Oaks Elementary School
Davenport, FL Western: Meaghan Schrader
Hawthorne Elementary School
Missoula, MT

Middle School Physical Education

Central: Teri Lund
Royster Middle School
Chanute, KS Eastern: Matthew Bristol
Essex Middle School
Essex Junction, VT Southern: Michael Caparaso
West McDowell Middle School
Marion, NC Western: Toni Chilton
Highland Junior High School
Mesa, AZ

High School Physical Education

Central: Terri O’Leary
Parkway Central High School
Chesterfield, MO Eastern: Amanda Torres
Coginchaug Regional High School
Durham, CT Midwest: Joshua Gleicher
Disney II Magnet High School
Chicago, IL Southern: Jordan Manley
STEAM Academy
Lexington, KY Western: Robert Schmidlein
Monroe High School
North Hills, CA

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!