Elementary Council


The Council is responsible for the ongoing professional development of members who are involved in physical education in elementary schools.


  1. Determine the top needs of professionals in the Council's area of expertise.
  2. Develop an annual professional development plan.
  3. Plan programming for the state conference. Solicit presenters and ensure presentation proposals are submitted on time.
  4. Plan and implement professional development opportunities outside of the state conference as appropriate.
  5. Contribute articles for publication in Association communications.
  6. Maintain a current and robust set of professional development resources on the Council's dedicated page on the Association's web site.
  7. Nominate a slate of award candidates in the Council's area of expertise.



Committee Members

Name Twitter Handle Organization Role (term ends)
Andrea Bornino@ab_NinoLafayette School CorporationChair   (11/2019)
Vern ClaytonTrader's Point Christian SchoolMember   (11/2017)
Meg HiteHamilton Heights SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Kyle Jolly@coachkjollyCentral Elementary Schools (Lawrenceburg)Member   (11/2017)
Zach KelleyBrownsburg SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Alysha WachtmannTippecanoe Valley SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Kyle Yoder@klyoder10Danville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Chris YountNoblesville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Jill AllenIndianapolis Public SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Kim ArrowoodNoblesville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Janell BauteWarsaw SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Amy BrownNoblesville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Kristy CobbsNorthwest Allen County SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Melissa DennySouth Madison SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Beth HewittNoblesville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Audrey JohnsonKankakee Valley MSMember   (11/2017)
Elizabeth LapadatEman SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Mercedes PrattWawasee SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Adam RiceLafayette School CorporationMember   (11/2017)
Rick RosemanWest Lafayette SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Garrett StephensZionsville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Kim StrowigPenn-Harris-Madison SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Bill TheisingSunman-Dearborn SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Laurie WanserZionsville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Kelli WhiteNoblesville SchoolsMember   (11/2017)
Suzie HarnessSouth Bend Community SchoolsAssociate   (11/2017)
Bethany CleggBurris Laboratory SchoolAssociate   (11/2017)
Gina OrlowskiWestville SchoolsAssociate   (11/2017)
Deborah Torrance@Desire2Inspire2Stonegate Elementary SchoolAssociate   (11/2017)
Gary LemkeInteractive PESponsor   (11/2018)
For more information, contact:     Andrea Bornino