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Background: Welcome to the 2018 National PE & School Sport Institute Sched App Program Page.  This will be a work-in-progress as we continue to upload info from our wonderful vendors and cadre of National PE Teachers of the Year and other physical education experts!

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Beth Kirkpatrick

Iowa
Keynoter
Beth Kirkpatrick is the Director of Education and Advocacy for Heart Zones. She has been featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, Life Magazine, countless magazine and newspaper stories nationwide. Her published work includes one of the first books for using heart rate monitors in physical education titled “Lessons From the Heart.” It would be difficult to find an individual who has impacted more lives in the PE profession than Beth. She has moved the profession forward and inspired countless teachers, administrators and decision makers to engage and motivate movement using sensors and software like the Heart Zones System. She has testified before the Congressional Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee in Washington D.C. and was part of the NASPE, National Association of Sport and Physical Education, advocacy group that lobbies Congress yearly to provide federal funding for physical education. Beth’s reach extends far beyond the borders of the USA. Beth has keynoted over 1500 conferences in all fifty states as well as international keynotes in Malaysia, South Africa, Germany, Brazil, China, and Canada.