Teach MAM Movement Ambassador
Keyre’ Reed Bradford is a Health and Physical Education teacher for Ridge Elementary School in Duson, LA. and an Adjunct Kinesiology Professor for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She works, teaching, and advocating the importance of being and continuing physical movement at all physical levels and age groups. With over two decades of experience, she strives to educate others on the importance of being physically fit. As one of the 2019 State of Louisiana Teacher of the Year Finalists and State of Louisiana Certified Mentor Training Teachers, Keyre believes that being physically fit will:
- Increase the academic performance of all students.
- Reduce stress levels
- Improve attention levels and focus levels
- Promote awareness of health and nutrition
- Increase social assimilation
Keyre’s mission is to continue to advocate the importance of having quality health and physical education programs within the schools. Keyre’ has partnered with LAHPERD (Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance) to educate minds, promote positive attitudes towards lifetime physical activity, fitness, and sports, and develop healthy bodies. With a quality physical education program in place, students become empowered with the knowledge and skills necessary to make responsible lifestyle choices that directly impact his/her health and well-being for the rest of their lives. Keyre’s goal is to help kids gain a solid foundation of living a healthy and active lifestyle and lifelong wellness. Keyre’ teaches her students, colleagues, and community members that all people can become physically active at any age and increase the longevity and quality of their life. Keyre holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, and Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science.