News from MacMurray College
College hosts teachers workshop
Physical Education association to hold regional meeting.
The Western District of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD) held its summer workshop at MacMurray College on June 16, with P.E. teachers from Macomb, IL, to St. Louis attending the full day of sessions. MacMurray Assistant Professor of Education Danielle Doerfler (pictured left) helped organize the workshop.
The day’s presentations were conducted by several teachers in the region, including Erin Washkuhn, the IAHPERD’s 2011 Midwest Elementary P.E. Teacher of the Year (pictured right). The workshop sessions covered a variety teaching techniques for developing students’ physical and motor skills. Ms. Washkuhn presented a session on working books into young students’ physical activity. Teachers could gain Continuing Professional Development Units for participating.