Title: Freelance Consultant for Physical Education Programs
Location: Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States
Maureen M. Fournier, a Freelance Consultant for Physical Education Programs, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in teaching.
Passionate about health education, Ms. Fournier has dedicated more than four decades to the field. She started as a recreation leader in the Alsip Park District, and became a physical education teacher for School District 126 in Alsip, Ill., in 1974. She found she loved working with the students there, so she stayed until her retirement in 2009. Now, Ms. Fournier is lending her expertise to her peers on a consulting basis. She freelances for physical education programs, developing curriculum and assessments, counsels the staff at the Illinois Public Health Institute, and serves as a member of the Illinois State Board’s Educated Task Force for Enhanced Physical Education. Her academic background includes a Master of Education from Chicago State University and a Bachelor of Education from Northern Illinois University.
Outside of her professional endeavors, Ms. Fournier has been involved with a number of civic activities. She is currently a member of the Alsip Council of the AFT Local 943 Illinois Federation of Teachers and an evaluator for the Blue Ribbon Committee of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (IAHPERD). In the past, she has been active with the Harold L. Richards High School Booster Club, Oak Lawn Baseball’s Girls’ Softball, and the Advocate Children’s Hospital. Notably, she held the position of president of the Alsip Council of the AFT Local 943 Illinois Federation of Teachers four different times.
In recognition of her hard work and dedication, Ms. Fournier received a Living Legacy Award from the Illinois Federation of Teachers Local 943 and a Service Award from IAHPERD. She was also honored with inclusion in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Women.
When Ms. Fournier isn’t working, she enjoys bowling, swimming, and reading.
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