Putting the Mettle to the Pedal: Ideas for Promoting Bicycling

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 1:10 pm EDT

This webinar features two schools and a basket of ideas. One program shares its secrets for keeping its seven year old bike promotion program fresh and sustained, including event themes and bicycling field trips. The second presentation talks about how they are engaging 6th grade students in teaching bike safety and the key partners that have catapulted excitement for bicycling to new heights.

Nicole Brown is a Senior School Outreach Coordinator for the South Carolina Safe Routes to School Resource Center. Pattie Starnes is the Physical Education Teacher at Ebenezer Avenue Elementary School in Rock Hill, SC. Together, Nicole and Pattie describe how they managed to engage 6th grade students in teaching bike safety and catapulting excitement for bicycling at Ebenezer Avenue Elementary.

Michelle Sirounis is the Health and Physical Education Teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School in Cocoa Beach, FL. Michelle shares her secrets for keeping a seven year old bike promotion program fresh and sustained.