Equity Diversity and Inclusion Podcast

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Podcast


SHAPE America’s EDI Podcast will explore a variety of topics relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion in health and physical education. Each episode will feature insightful interviews and discussion with invited guests, podcast host Sean Nevills, and the rest of the EDI Podcast team.

EDI Podcast, Series 2, Episode 1: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy - with Dr. Korey Boyd

Kicking off Series 2 of SHAPE America’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Podcast, Sean is joined by Dr. Korey Boyd! Sean and Korey discuss a variety of topics including Korey’s career and roles at Springfield College, culturally relevant pedagogy, race & more.

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Sean Nevills

Host | Bio

Sean Nevills is a lifetime member of SHAPE America and current host for the SHAPE America EDI Podcast. As a former project director for SHAPE America, Sean led the CDC-funded COVID-19 initiatives for the 2020-21 school year. Previously, Sean served as director of health and physical education for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. He is a licensed K-12 physical educator who has taught adapted PE, high school PE, and virtual classes throughout his teaching career. Sean’s work in education includes curriculum development, employee and community wellness, and educational equity. Sean has nearly 15 years of football coaching experience from the youth level through college and several years of experience coaching track and field. He is an active member of Missouri SHAPE and serves as chair of MOSHAPE’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee.
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Korey Boyd

Guest | Bio

Korey Boyd is an assistant professor in the School of Physical Education, Performance and Sport Leadership at Springfield College in Massachusetts. His primary role at Springfield College is teaching undergraduate and graduate Secondary methods courses in the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) initial leisure program. His philosophy of PETE follows similar logic and produces the following axiom: Produce better thinkers, not better thinking.

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EDI Podcast, Series 1, Episode 4: Women’s Social Justice in Sports

Sean catches up with Brandy Lynch from the University of Central Missouri to chat about Women’s Social Justice in Sport. This is the final episode of our first EDI series, What is Social Justice?.

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Speakers
Sean Nevills Headshot
Sean Nevills

Host | Bio

Sean Nevills is a lifetime member of SHAPE America and current host for the SHAPE America EDI Podcast. As a former project director for SHAPE America, Sean led the CDC-funded COVID-19 initiatives for the 2020-21 school year. Previously, Sean served as director of health and physical education for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. He is a licensed K-12 physical educator who has taught adapted PE, high school PE, and virtual classes throughout his teaching career. Sean’s work in education includes curriculum development, employee and community wellness, and educational equity. Sean has nearly 15 years of football coaching experience from the youth level through college and several years of experience coaching track and field. He is an active member of Missouri SHAPE and serves as chair of MOSHAPE’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee.
Brandy Lynch Headshot
Brandy Lynch

Guest | Bio

Brandy Lynch is an assistant professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Central Missouri (UCM). She specializes in the application of technology in instruction and the analysis of effective teaching. She earned her Ph.D. in sport and exercise science from the University of Northern Colorado and began her career at UCM in 2017. Her research has primarily focused on pre-service physical education teachers.

Lynch currently serves on SHAPE America’s EDI Committee. She is also a member of MOSHAPE’s EDI Committee and chair of the Future Directions Committee on the MOSHAPE Board of Directors. Motivated by her EDI experiences, she has received two Kansas City Teacher Education Collaborative (KC-TEC) Course Development grants to promote culturally informed and responsive teacher candidates who are prepared for employment in urban settings.

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