v Pedagogy Developers Lindsay Armbruster experiences, on a daily basis, the impact that positivity and happiness can have on a class, an individual, and on students’ health behaviors. As a result, her teaching focuses on strengths and possibilities and is highly influenced by the theories of skills-based health education and positive psychology. Lindsay has been teaching Health Education since 2004, ranging all grade levels—kindergarten through twelfth grade—with most of her experience occurring at the middle school level. Lindsay received her bachelor’s degree in school and community health education from the State University of New York College at Brockport and her master’s degree in instructional design and educational technology from the University at Albany, while also completing coursework toward a master’s degree in Public Health at the George Washington University. She is an award winner of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYSAHPERD) Health Teacher of the Year award and the Society of Health & Physical Educators (SHAPE) America Eastern District Health Teacher of the Year award. Lindsay is a frequent presenter at local, state, and regional conferences. Mary McCarley is a health and physical education teacher at Hawthorne Academy High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has 14 years of teaching experience and excels at creating an engaging, student-centered environment with a focus on real-world learning based on personal interest and self-exploration. Mary graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with an Exercise and Sports Science degree and East Carolina University with a Master of Arts in Education in Health Education. She is a National Board Certified Teacher in Health Education. In addition, Mary is the 2016 North Carolina High School Teacher of the Year for Health Education and the 2016 High School Southern District Teacher of the Year for the Advancement of Health Education. Mary presents at conferences and for school districts on various health education topics locally and nationally.
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