Keep Gym in School: Physical Education Program Grant 2012


  • Type: Foundations
  • Category: Not Stated
  • Source: NFL Network


  • Award Min: Not Stated
  • Award Max: $20,000.00
  • Quantity: 1


  • Deadline: Dec 31, 2011
  • Funding Available: Not Stated
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Be an active, full-time classroom teacher (K through grade 12) in a public, private or charter school;
Have teaching as the primary responsibility rather than administrative or supervisory responsibilities;
Be a teacher who is planning to actively continue his/her teaching career (currently teaching and planning to remain teaching through the 2012 -2013 school year);
Possess expertise in physical education and be able to deliver age-appropriate content in a meaningful and engaging manner;
Incorporate innovative instructional materials, curriculum or techniques, to support and enhance instruction;
Show evidence of ongoing professional learning through completion of specific training and/or advanced degrees;
Display exemplary interpersonal skills in communicating with students, parents, administrators, community members and professional colleagues;Engage parents/families as partners in the learning process to enhance student achievement; and
Demonstrate a strong commitment to creating a climate of caring and respect conducive to effective teaching and learning.

NFL Network Is Looking For Those Life-changing PE Teachers Leading The Fight Against Childhood Obesity. Do You Know One? We Will Award The NFL Network PE Teacher Of The Year A $10,000 Stipend, A $10,000 School Companion PE Grant And A Trip To The NFL Draft. The NFL Network PE Teacher Of The Year Will Also Act As A Spokesperson For The Program In 2012, Both At Keep Gym In School Events And With The Media.

We Believe That Every Student Should Have The Opportunity To Participate In Quality Physical Education. As Part Of The Keep Gym In School Mission, We Seek To Increase Access To In-school Physical Activity And To Teach Skills Needed To Establish And Sustain Healthy Lifestyles. The PE Teacher Of The Year Award Recognizes The Role Of Educators In Achieving That Mission.

Individuals May Nominate One PE Teacher Between September 15, 2011 And December 31, 2012 For PE Teacher Of The Year; Nominations Are Only Accepted Online At And Must Be Received No Later Than 8:00 PM EST On December 31, 2012.

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