Agenda Item #9
Amie Schneider-Florida Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Amie Schneider from Equestrian Trails Elementary School is the 2010/2011 Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport (FAHPERDS) Elementary Physical Education Teacher of The Year. Ms. Schneider who has been teaching Physical Education for 18 years, teaches with a simple philosophy in which everyone one of her students walks out of her class feeling good about him/herself. She is a true educator that focuses on allowing students to develop and participate in health and fitness programs and activities that will help them lead a healthy lifestyle. As the Wellness Champion at Equestrian Trails Elementary School, she also provides colleagues with opportunities to become active and live a healthier life.
Ms. Schneider strives to educate and promote wellness through monthly newsletters, and school websites to parents and the community. She is also a National Board Certified teacher and mentor, one of only two National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Stars recipients in Palm Beach County, Commit 2B Fit ambassador, and a past nominee for the Dwyer award.