Tari Garner has taught physical education and adapted physical education for 40 years and has experience with elementary through university-age students. She taught at the high school level for 19 years and was a head coach for two sports for 20+ years. Tari is a national board-certified teacher and your 2013 CD Teacher of the Year. She taught as an adapted specialist with the State School for Severely Disabled for the past two years and introduced Outdoor Adventure to students at the State School. She believes strongly in the benefits of Outdoor Adventure programming and has been fortunate to teach OA throughout her career. Tari is currently an Outdoor Adventure Coordinator for the Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation. She is a past MOSHAPE and Central District SHAPE America President and has been involved in a variety of leadership positions during her career. She promotes physical education and health for all students and works to encourage an inclusive environment in all that she does. Tari is an advocate for teachers across the nation.