Hi! My name is Ms. Jen and I am thrilled to be teaching Physical Education in Abu Dhabi for my second year! I am teaching KG2-5, Grades 1, 2, & 3. We will be very active in the gym, learning new ways to move our body and stay healthy.
I’m originally from York, Pennsylvania. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a teaching certification in Health and Physical Education from the Pennsylvania State University. After university, I taught in Philadelphia City School District in Philadelphia, PA. Before I moved to the UAE, I was the health specialist, PE teacher, and swimming coach at a middle school in Washington, DC.
I am passionate about sports and a healthy lifestyle. I played soccer and field hockey for over 20 years. In 2008, I ran 42.2 km in the Pittsburgh Marathon and then six half marathons all over the world. I hope to guide youngsters in the process of becoming physically active and healthy for a lifetime by teaching them how to move, dance, and play sports!