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DeKalb’s Jefferson Elementary PE teacher awarded Teacher of the Year by health organization

DeKALB – A physical education teacher in the DeKalb School District 428 has been awarded teacher of the year by a state non-profit health organization.

According to a recent news release from the Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Kelly Zerby, PE teacher at Jefferson Elementary School, has been named 2021 Teacher of the Year.

The association is a non-profit organization, serving the state’s Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance professionals through for Illinois school children, according to the release.

The award is given in recognition of outstanding instructional performance for elementary physical education, and the awardee is selected by their ability to motivate “today’s youth to participate in a lifetime of physical activity,” according to the release.

This award is given in recognition of outstanding instructional performance for elementary physical education. The selected individual has shown their great ability to motivate today’s youth to participate in a lifetime of physical activity.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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