SHAPE America has named Draper Middle School physical education teacher Doug Hallberg the 2017 Eastern District Teacher of the Year for middle school physical education.
The mission of SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators – is to ensure that all children have the opportunity to lead healthy, physically active lives. As the nation’s largest membership organization of health and physical education professionals, SHAPE America works with its 50 state affiliates and national partners to support initiatives such as the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, Let’s Move! Active Schools and the Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart programs.
Hallberg will be honored with fellow nominees during the 2017 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Boston at the Hall of Fame Banquet, where he is in the running alongside his five fellow nominees to receive the National Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award from SHAPE.
Doug would like to thank his students for their positive attitudes and hard work in class, and his colleauges and administrators for their support throughout this process.