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Lisa Perry

Senior National Advisor, Health & Physical Education, Physical Activity, Employee Wellness

Lisa Perry MEd is the Senior National Advisor for Health and Physical Education, Physical Activity and Employee Wellness. Her major responsibilities include providing expert guidance, resources and professional development to districts, health and physical education teachers, classroom teachers and local school wellness councils. Lisa works with national partners to promote physical activity for staff and students and to create support for more activity before, during and after the school day. She has backed districts across the country in improving their physical education curricula and building skills for classroom teachers to implement physical activity. She has presented over 500 professional development trainings across the United States on topics as diverse as interdisciplinary physical education, student assessment, classroom physical activity, health education best practices, staff wellness and health related physical fitness. Her career spans more than 25 years and includes teaching and coaching at the K-12 and higher education levels, designing and implementing school and corporate staff wellness programs and working as an exercise physiologist at a health and weight management center for women. Lisa is a motivator who is committed to improving professional practices and creating a culture of physical activity for our nation’s youth.