Heide Hurd teaches Physical Education, Grades K-6th, at Giessen Elementary School, Germany. She holds a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education from Nova Southeastern University. Heide develops "simple" or "snazzy" ways for her students to be self-motivated movers and thinkers. It is the "Ta-dahs", "Oh yeah!", "Now I get it!" and "Yahoos" that make her day. Her goal is to promote the positive benefits of fitness and instill high expectations in each child. A parent states, "This educator is energetic and a positive life force in the lives of Giessen Elementary School students. Her approach to PE is innovative and teaches children a love for physical fitness and healthy lifestyles."

Heide Hurd
Physical Education Teacher
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