LEONARDTOWN, Md. (January 27, 2012)—Ms. Sabra Reagle Szczyglowski, physical education teacher at Evergreen Elementary School, was recently selected as the Eastern District Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
This prestigious award, established through the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), is presented to an individual who conducts a quality physical education program as reflected by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education standards and guidelines for K-12 Physical Education programs; utilizes various teaching methodologies and plans innovative learning experiences to meet the needs of all students; serves as a positive role model epitomizing personal health and fitness, enjoyment of activity, sportsmanship, and sensitivity to the needs of students; participates in professional development opportunities; and provides service to the profession through leadership, presentations and/or writings.
Ms. Szczyglowski was selected from applicants from Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Virgin Islands.
Ms. Szczyglowski will travel to the National AAHPERD Convention in Boston in March 2012 to accept her award.
Source: St. Mary's County Public School System