2016 Keynotes

Ted Temertzoglou

Health and Physical Education Teacher & Author

Ted Temertzoglou was a Health and Physical Education Teacher for the Toronto District School Board for 20 years, and has taught in the Birchmount Exceptional Athlete Program. Presently he works with Thompson Educational Publishing creating learning resources for Health and Physical Education K-12.

Carolyn Temertzoglou

Lecturer at University of Toronto

Carolyn teaches Health and PE in the teacher education program at the Ontario Institute For Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Through her years of educational experience as a teacher, department head, curriculum writer and teacher educator, she advocates for quality daily health and physical education programs.

Mark Collard

Experiential Trainer, Speaker and Author

Mark Collard is an experiential trainer, speaker and author. He runs a training and development business which specialises in helping program leaders design and deliver remarkably fun programs that make a difference in the lives and performance of their groups.

Dr. Shane Pill

Associate Professor in Physical Education Studies, Flinders University

Shane previously worked for 18 years as a science and physical education teacher in schools in Perth and Adelaide where he held various leadership positions including HPE Coordinator, Sport Coordinator, Year Level Coordinator, Director of School Administration and Deputy Principal.

Not sure the technical term for saying “you killed it”, but you guys killed it (which is as positive as a comment I can give). Was an amazing experience head to toe, our presentation went well, thanks for being there every step of the way.

Sending out an abundance of gratitude for a stellar run event. Still feeling effervescent from all the energy and inspiration shared last weekend. Thank you very much to all involved in making it a well run top notch event. Thrive and shine on. With a warm embrace,

“I thought it was the best conference for PE that I’ve been to, it was really well organised and run, the presenters were excellent and the range of activities and workshops that were offered to us was outstanding. I have come away with so many new ideas to share and try out at my school, and it has left me feeling inspired to go back and do what I do better!”

“It was a great conference and as a first time presenter I was made to feel comfortable and supported through the whole process. The conference was set up for great networking and a relaxed atmosphere for easy learning and many practical take aways.”