Jo Dixon, PE Teacher, Lesher Middle School

Jonette (Jo) Dixon has taught Physical Education for 18 years at both the Middle School and High School levels.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and a Health Education Minor, as well as a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science (Physical Education Pedagogy) all from the University of Central Missouri.  She currently teaches at Lesher Middle School, an IB World School, in Fort Collins, CO.  She is part of the Physical Education Cadre Team for the Colorado Department of Education, giving presentations on Highly Effective Teaching in K-12 Physical Education as well as Best Practice and Assessment Trainings.  She was the Missouri 2004 Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year, and the Central District 2005 Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year.