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BikeNews; Education Fund
Planet Bike recently made a valuable contribution to bicycle safety training in Texas by donating $15,000 worth of high-quality bicycle floor pumps to the Texas Bicycle Coalition Education Fund.
The Houston ISD SuperCyclist Training has been rescheduled for Monday, April 24, 2006. This is a district in-service day, and as such attendance is expected to be very high.
For the first time since 2002, the Texas Bicycle Coalition Education Department held a comprehensive training for field instructors on September 30, 2005. The training focused on standardizing the Texas SuperCyclist Curriculum teacher trainings with the goal of making the trainings more fun and effective.
The Texas Bicycle Coalition Education Program continues to educate teachers in the Texas Supercyclist Curriculum across Texas. Most recently, 67 teachers from the Lubbock area attended a training workshop on October 31, 2005. The Lubbock training was hosted by Lubbock ISD on a beautiful sunny day at Maedgen Elementary School. Field instructors Regina Garcia, Nancy […]
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Texas Bicycle Coalition is moving full steam ahead with its mission of training all Texas elementary physical education teachers in the SuperCyclist bicycle safety curriculum. On September 30, Texas Bicycle Coalition will host its first re-training of field instructors in three years. BikeTexas Field Instructors, who are also League Certified Instructors and BikeTexas members, facilitate […]
The Houston ISD SuperCyclist Training scheduled for Friday, September 30, has been postponed due to the Hurricane Rita evacuation. A new date has not yet been set. The critical need for this training was made apparent by the recent deaths of two Houston-area elementary students in bicycle crashes. Due to the important nature of this […]
Since 1996, Texas Bicycle Coalition has instruct Texas educators in bicycle safety. BikeTexas has trained more than 3,000 Texas educators in the Texas SuperCyclist Curriculum, providing them with the tools necessary to cultivate the next generation of safe and bicycle-friendly road users.
By Janice Mangrum PE Teacher/Team Leader – Fuentes Elementary, Kyle, TX Thank you very much for the wonderful training our teachers received from the Texas Bicycle Coalition last week. You gals were awesome! Thanks for the breakfast goodies and cookies. As you could tell, we weren’t shy about eating! And thank you for the teaching […]
74% – of Texas children do not meet state guidelines for physical education. * 62% – of Texas children do not participate in organized physical activity. * 35% – of Texas school children are overweight or obese. * 13% – of Texas school children walk or bike to school today, compared to 66% in 1975. […]