Sherburne-Earlville Central School – “Something to brag about…..”

  I wish you could have been part of the incredible experience that I had yesterday… First, a little background: I taught at Sherburne-Earlville for 10 years, but that was 17 years ago, so to park in the parking lot and walk in with the faculty was certainly a nostalgic beginning to the day. Josh Lewis and I were visiting …

Fit Kids Fit Future Presents to Brothertown Optimist Club

According to the Optimist website (http://www.optimist.org/), “Optimist Clubs are dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids” and do their part through community service programs”. Fit Kids Fit Future had the opportunity to present about our groundbreaking health and physical education curriculum to the Brothertown Optimist Club during their meeting on December 7th, 2016.   The Fit Kids Fit Future team …

A Global Vision Becoming a Reality One Professional Development Seminar at a Time

Fit Kids Fit Future™ has been busy this month spreading the Fit Kids Fit Future™ methodology to an additional thirty-six teachers in the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES area through our in person Professional Development Seminars Fit Kids Fit Future is a ground-breaking-standards-based Physical Education and Health curriculum for use in elementary through high school. Binders containing clear, easy-to-follow lesson plans explicitly aligned to Common …

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Heading into Chapter 3

Last week I made a few too many copies of a Fit Kids Fit Future graphic organizer, so as I was organizing my desk I started to put them into a folder for next year. As soon as I opened the folder I froze. I am retiring from Waterville Central School in June. There was no need for the folder, …

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2016 NYS AHPERD Central North Zone Professional of the Year

The Fit Kids Fit Future team would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Tammy Alcott (Co-Owner of Fit Kids Fit Future and Health and Physical Education Teacher at Waterville CSD) on winning the 2016 NYS AHPERD Central North Zone Professional of the Year Award. According to the NYS AHPERD website this “award is given to an outstanding administrator or teacher who is recognized …

We Do a Good Job down Here

Pat yourself on the back and congratulate yourself because you are doing a great job in the classroom and/or gymnasium! And you are doing it despite budget constraints, staying on top of ever-changing state and national standards, the pressure of unannounced and announced observations, the demand to differentiate your instruction to meet the needs all students, and the myriad other …

Finding A Fit For Every Student – The Waterville Times

  The Waterville Times – http://www.watervilleny.com/ First Class Family Newspaper Serving Augusta, Brookfield, Clinton, Deansboro, Kirkland, Knoxboro, North Brookfield, Madison, Oriskany Falls, Paris Hill, Sauquoit, Waterville and West Edmeston Title: Finding A Fit For Every Student By: Pat Louise Published: Aug. 12, 2015 Fit Kids Fit Future, a locally created program piloted in Waterville Central School, invited the one person everyone knows who has also made …

“…your budget requests are due…”

I have always dreaded the arrival at this time of the year of that message. It comes at a particularly busy time for teachers, and it’s not a task that I enjoy doing. Part of it is timing, and the rest of it is the challenge of trying to buy quality curricula and equipment that is in students’ best interest …