Physical Education & Physical Activity
Jamie Sparks, KDE SHAPE Network Director & KY Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, Vice-President for Division of Physical Education
Jamie Sparks BA, MA is the CSH Project Director at the KY Dept of Education. Jamie chairs the Kentucky Board of Education School Health Sub-Committee, which includes a wide range of stakeholders from state-level agencies, advocacy groups, and the state Chamber of Commerce. In July 2013, Jamie was named as Co-lead under Kentucky’s newly awarded CDC grant, State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health that the Department for Public Health received. Jamie also serves as the Vice President of Physical Education for the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. He is one of twenty three national Physical Activity Leader trainers for the Let’s Move Active Schools initiative.