Health and Physical Education Teacher Education; Curriculum Consultant, Workshop Presenter
Carolyn Temertzoglou teaches Health and Physical Education in the teacher education program at the Ontario Institute For Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Through Ms. Temertzoglou's many years of educational experience as a teacher, department head, curriculum writer and teacher educator, she advocates for quality daily health and physical education programs. She has a MA in Education from OISE and her research interests include physical education and teacher education, beginning teachers, teacher identity, and teaching/teacher education practices. Ms Temertzoglou has been actively involved in writing and reviewing curriculum and curriculum supports for the Ministry of Education and serves on several provincial committees that advocate for quality daily health and physical education programs. She is the co-author of the Exercise Science Workbook/ Lab Manual(Thompson Educational Publishing 2003) and co-author of the Functional Fitness Charts, Game On, Ready to Play (2012). Ms Temertzoglou is the recipient of the Ontario Supervision of Physical and Health Education Teacher Advocacy Award for her work in supporting pre-service and in-service health and physical education teachers with their practice. Carolyn has presented at the Canadian Physical Health Education conference and internationally with her husband, Ted. Carolyn lives with her family in East York and they enjoy keeping healthy and active together.