Category Archives: BLOGS

Gratitude Roll Call!

2015 rings in Project Fit America’s 25-year anniversary. I look back and marvel at the leap of faith I took when I was 28 years old with no formal education beyond high school and a series of sales jobs that … Continue reading

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Motivated to Move! A Sponsor’s personal story

Guest Blog by: Laura Bollan/Director, Healthy Communities-Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, Matoon, IL Back in February, I took on the role as “Director of Healthy Communities.”  I had so much to learn about our programs:  Healthy Kids, Body Electric and … Continue reading

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2013 What a ride! Fargo, Fall, Fire and Ringo Starr

2013 has been a year like none other. It has been a year of unexpected twists and turns that when laid to pen….I can hardly believe the journey.  It reads like a fiction novel…but every word is the truth. The … Continue reading

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How I challenge my kids.

-Guest Blog- Diane Earhart-All Star Physical Education Teacher South Central Elementary School-Chuckey, TN The Pride of Wildcats at South Central is blessed to have received the Project Fit America program 13 years ago in 2000. I am in my 40th … Continue reading

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If these gymnasium walls could talk.

Guest Blog by Adrian Dodson-Physical Education Teacher/All Star Teacher of the Year-Pass Road Elementary School-Gulfport, MS “It definitely needs something” I said to myself, while surveying the dull white walls inside the antiquated gym.  The gym where I’d spend eight … Continue reading

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My students are still talking about this!

Guest Blog: Leanne Jack-All Star Teacher of the Year East Pike Elementary School-Indiana, PA I know now how blessed I have been in my teaching career because PFA’s Master Teacher, Mr. Cox, has been to my school THREE times. In … Continue reading

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Taking a step back to reflect.

Guest Blog by Scott Bauer Elementary Physical Education Project Fit America All Star Teacher 2008 Homer-Center Elementary School-Indiana, PA As Thanksgiving approaches, we should all pause and think about what we are grateful for in our lives. Sometimes the pace … Continue reading

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Caught Digging in the Trash.

From digging in the trash to “DIY” PE equipment for his special education kids in PE to creating a National Craze of innovative high cardio, team friendly activities. The result….kids begging to work out even harder than you ever imagined … Continue reading

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The Master Teacher

I am dating myself now….I was born in the last year of the Baby Boomers….1961 and my husband was born in the first year of the Baby Boomers….1946…….so we book end a generation. I remember a TV commercial to debut … Continue reading

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A look back in time/20 Year Anniversary

July 17, 2010 was Project Fit America’s birthday and the start of a year-long celebration of our 20 Year Anniversary! When PFA started I had one rotary dial telephone, rocket red like the “Batman Phone”, one typewriter, a used photocopy … Continue reading

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