Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors of Science Degree (Physical Education K-12) The Ohio State University. Master of Education (Special Education); Masters Plus (Educational Technology) Webster University. Certifications: NASP Archery Instructor, Scuba Diving, Motorcycle Riders Edge, Green Classroom Professional
Ms. Leslie Bennett
I have been the middle school physical education teacher for the Webster Groves School District since 1998. I have previous experience as an adaptive physical education instructor, alternative special education instructor and over 25 years’ experience as a life guard and water safety instructor.
I enjoy teaching health and physical education to provide youth a foundation of knowledge and skills to be active and healthy for life. I am married to Jim and we have three adult sons (Andrew, Ian and Alex) . I grew up in Springfield Illinois attending Springfield High School. I lettered in 4 varsity athletic teams including tennis, volleyball, basketball and track while in high school. Volleyball and water sports contintued to be my interest through adulthood. I now participate in a variety of fitness activities to maintain a health lifestyle including swimming, weight lifting, and walking.
Memberships: American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, YMCA, Christ Lutheran Church
Interest: aquatics, traveling, motorcycle riding, outdoor activities, time with my family and friends, sports ,and the arts(music, dance)
I am a fan of: The Ohio State Buckeyes, Chicago Bears and the St. Louis Cardinals