PhysEdcast
PhysEdcast
Jan 24, 2022
This Is Not Your Parents' Health Class | Andy Milne
Play • 35 min

Health Advocate and 2017 SHAPE America National Health Teacher of the Year, Andy Milne shares his ideas on how health education has changed over the years. He encourages the teaching of life skills and advocacy to help younger generations make smart choices and live healthy lives. Andy is a passionate teacher with over 24 years of experience in education and was awarded the SHAPE America National Health Teacher of the Year in 2017. This award was recognition for his engaging teaching ideas and commitment to delivering a personalized curriculum that best suits his students' needs. He seeks to develop health skills that his students will need to navigate a life of healthy living, improving not only personal health but advocating for the health of others. Andy shares his passion for education and innovative teaching methods at conferences across the country, via social media, and through his global teaching blog. In 2017 he launched a fundraising initiative that provides financial support for teachers in need of professional development opportunities. Originally from London, England, Andy has taught on four continents and currently teaches at New Trier High School, residing in Barrington where he lives with his wife Caroline and two young sons, Harrison and Jack.

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