Physical Education Workshop promotes interest in professional advancement for Physical Educators at the Elementary and Secondary levels. Through a comprehensive curriculum, the workshop provides opportunities for professional development in the areas of Physical Education, Health, Recreation and Dance.
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on Californiau2019s Central Coast. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for todayu2019s scientific and technical world.
Tracie Arlington is the owner and lead instructor of Play It Safe Defense. She is a black belt and nationally certified self-defense instructor with the Womenu2019s Self-Defense Institute. Her program has been taught to over 50,000 children and teens since 2003. Tracie has been on the Dr. Phil Show and The Doctors TV as a childrenu2019s self-defense expert. Currently she has been certifying middle and high school physical education teachers in San Diego County so they can teach self-defense to their students. Tracieu2019s two major goals are; to have self-defense taught in physical education classes nationally and to help schoolu2019s get the funding for the training. She has her B.A. Degree in Communications with an emphasis in training and public speaking.
Jacque Bowman has taught and coached high school and middle school in San Ramon Unified School District for 28 years. She started the womenu2019s golf programs at both San Ramon Valley High School and Dougherty Valley High. She is currently coaching at California High School and Pine Valley Middle Schools. Jacque is an avid golfer and will be playing in the NCGA Womenu2019s Senior Championship this summer. She is a three time u201cChampion of Club Championsu201d in the Pacific Womenu2019s Golf Association Bay Area region. One of her favorite things is playing golf with her 85 year old dad, Bob. Thatu2019s why she believes golf is the greatest game; golf is a lifelong sporting activity.