Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities
Spring Symposium, Saturday, April 1, 2017
Dynamic Learning Strategies: Getting Everyone Engaged!
Keynote Speaker – Chad Triolet
Festival Conference and Student Center at James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Chad has been working for Chesapeake Public Schools (CPS) for 22 years. He was an elementary physical education teacher for 18 years at Deep Creek Elementary. He also coordinated the Safe Routes to School Grant for CPS for 3 years. Chad is currently serving as an Assistant Principal at Sparrow Road Intermediate, a Title I school in Chesapeake.
As an educator, he believes in promoting an instruction that focuses on the “whole child”. Chad is nationally recognized for his wide variety of creative strategies and techniques to help students raise fitness levels and learn/practice critical movement skills and concepts that promote living an active lifestyle. He is also a champion for the incorporation of core academic content, character education, safety, and teambuilding concepts to help reinforce learning and build skills that students will need for a lifetime of success. For the past five years, he has presented multiple presentations on the positive benefits of adopting an “Active Classroom” approach to teaching students.
Chad has also had many opportunities to present and share ideas throughout the state of Virginia and beyond. Over the past decade, he has presented in 29 states and focuses his presentations on best practices in health and physical education and active classrooms. Chad has been recognized for teaching excellence at several levels. He was honored as the Deep Creek Elementary Teacher of the Year in 2003. In 2011, Chad was recognized as the Southern District AHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) National Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
For a VCLD 2017 Symposium Flyer, click here.