Graduate Named America's Best Adapted Physical Education Teacher of 2015

Sept. 23, 2015

Mr. Greg Lukshaitis, a graduate from the WMU Special (Adapted) Physical Education Graduate Program in 2007, was named America’s best Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year 2015 at the 2015 SHAPE America National Convention. He received this award because he has conducted a balanced and sequential curriculum for students with disabilities, has utilized various teaching innovative learning experiences to meet the needs of all students, and has served as a positive role model epitomizing personal health-related fitness and enjoyment of physical activities for students with special needs at Beaverton School District, Oregon, over past eight years. His news, Everyday Hero: PE teacher Greg Lukshaitis, is shown on Channel 2 News.