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Lab School Teacher Honored by Physical Education Association

10/15/2013 03:33 PM

BATON ROUGE – LSU University Laboratory School elementary physical education teacher Carrie Chandler was named Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, or LAHPERD, Teacher of the Year. Chandler will receive the award at the LAHPERD Convention in Baton Rouge on Nov. 8.

“We thank Carrie for her commitment and involvement in the field of health, physical education, sport, leisure and dance in Louisiana,” said LAHPERD Special Awards Chair Lynn Williamson. “LAHPERD appreciates all that she does for our profession.”

Chandler has worked at the Lab School since 2006 and has more than 16 years of teaching experience. She received her Alternative Education Program Certificate from the LSU School of Kinesiology in 2005.

LAHPERD aims to improve the quality of life for the people of Louisiana through health, fitness and recreational activities. LAHPERD is an affiliate of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, or AAHPERD. The members of LAHPERD consist of teachers, administrators, dance instructors, recreation supervisors, fitness directors, college students, allied health specialists, exercise physiologists and athletic trainers and are found in 64 parishes and 24 universities in the state.

The University Laboratory School was established by the College of Education, now known as the College of Human Sciences & Education, of LSU and has operated under its auspices for nearly 100 years. This coeducational school exists as an independent system to provide training opportunities for pre- and in-service teachers and to serve as a demonstration and educational research center. The school is located on the main campus of LSU in Baton Rouge. Visit the University Lab School at

The College of Human Sciences & Education is a nationally accredited division of LSU. Formed in 2012, the college brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Human Resource Education and Workforce Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer eight undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The college is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs. Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at

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