Degrees and Certifications:
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Galen Gardner NIS Physical Education
Nantucket High School Graduate
Dean Jr. College: Associate of Science in Physical Education
Cortland State College: Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Dance minor
Boston University Summer Fitness Institute
Bridgewater State College: Master of Education in Instructional Technology
CPR certification, Drums Alive Certification, SPARK Physical Education Certification
Massachusetts certified Driver Education Teacher for public high school
Most notable professional accomplishments:
Training for and implementation of SPARK Physical Education program which is nationally recognized, lifetime SHAPE America member, Team leader for specialist area teachers at NES and NIS, Mentor teacher for new staff, first annual NIS Arts Night, coaching positions in field hockey, basketball and gymnastics, partnerships with Nantucket Police Department for bike safety, Nantucket Community Pool for swim unit, Bridgewater State University for dance, participation in committee work for curriculum development, various health committees established to examine substance use/abuse, Special Olympics, NTA past secretary, past vice president, and presently building representative, NTA teachers contract negotiation teams, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Fire and Life Safety Education Conference Citation for saving a student’s life.