Oregon SHAPE would like to send a big congratulations to our member, Todd Stoddard, who was just named the 2020 SHAPE America Western District Physical Education Middle School Teacher of the Year! Todd was awarded the Oregon SHAPE Physical Education Middle School Teacher of the Year at the 2018 annual conference in Bend, Oregon.
Todd is currently teaching at Lakeridge Junior High School in the Lake Oswego School District. His application for the Western District Teacher of the Year was considered among many other state Teachers of the Year in the Western District. SHAPE America’s Western District is composed of Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Todd was nominated in 2018 by teaching colleague and fellow Oregon SHAPE member, Hayley Vause.
Todd presented at the 2019 Oregon SHAPE conference on October 12 and now that he is a district Teacher of the Year he will present at the 2021 SHAPE America National Convention with all of the awarded 2020 District Teachers of the Year.
The official list of the 2020 Western District Teacher’s of the Year include:
- Physical Education — Elementary: William Potter, California
- Physical Education — Middle School: Todd Stoddard, Oregon
- Physical Education — High School: Eric Davolt, California
- Adapted Physical Education: Cindi Chase, California
- School Health Education: Diane Farthing, California
- Dance Education: Cami Bettencourt, California
In April, at the 2020 SHAPE America National Convention in Salt Lake City, Todd will be honored at the Hall of Fame Banquet for this award. He will then find out who will win the 2020 SHAPE America National Physical Education Middle School Teacher of the Year award. He will be considered along with the other four district finalists from the Midwest, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts.
We are excited for Todd to receive this incredible honor! Join us in taking a moment to give a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Todd Stoddard!
An official press release to come soon.