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Ann Hockett

Experience and Interests

Experience

  • Physical Education Teacher Instructor – UW-Stevens Point (2018-present)
    • pre-professional physical education, health and elementary education candidates in content, method, and application courses. (PHED 215, 231, 331, 332, 370, 380, 398).
  • PETE Instructor Applied Human Sciences Department – University of Minnesota-Duluth (2015-2018)
    • Mentor, supervise and instruct junior and senior students completing their Methods and apprenticeship course work in the public schools. (PETE 4100, 4125, 4200, 4225) Supervise students completing student teaching (EdSe 4600, ElEd 4650) and conduct an evening seminar course. (PETE 4600). Instruct sophomore – senior students in PETE 1008 – Instructing Rhythms Course. Instructor for Freshman Seminar course (UST 1000). Taught Physical Education activity courses including; PE 1600 – Personal Fitness, PE 1414 – Bowling, PE 1402 – Tennis. Instructor for the Coaching and Officiating Softball course – CC 3179. Instruct students in Health 3302 – School Health Education Methods.
  • Adjunct Instructor Education Department – College of Saint Scholastica (2017-2018)
  • Instruct students in the Graduate Teacher Licensure Program at the College of Saint Scholastica, through the Education Department in CSS EDU 5320 – Physical Education and Health Methods
  • K-2 Physical Education Instructor – Madison Metropolitan School District (2010-2015)
  • K-5th Grade Physical Education Instructor – Mendota and Franklin Elementary Madison Metropolitan School District (2009-2010)
  • 2nd-4th Grade Physical Education Instructor – Cottage Grove School (2009-2010)
  • 5-12 Health Education Instructor – Abundant Life Christian School (ALCS) (2005-2009)
  • K-12 Physical Education Instructor – Abundant Life Christian School (ALCS) (2005-2009)

Involvement

Campus

  • Adviser Kappa Delta Pi – Education Honors Society, UW-Stevens Point (2018-present)
  • Co-chair Culture Committee, UW-Stevens Point (2020-present)
  • Co-chair of the School of Education Social Committee, UW-Stevens Point (2018-present)
  • Best Practices in Health and Physical Education Academy-Liaison, DPI & UW-Stevens Point (2016-2019)
  • Academic Adviser – Physical Education Teacher Education Program (2016-2018)
  • Assessment Council Member – Education Department at University of Minnesota-Duluth (2017-2018)
  • Keynote speaker – Education Professional Day at University of Minnesota-Duluth (2017)

Presentations and Publications

Publications

  • SHAPE America “Prepping the Next Generation of Health and Physical Educators through Trauma-Informed Programs” – 4 Part Series 1/21 – 2/24
  • Speak Out! Day – Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) Washington, DC 3/5 – 3/6/19

Invited Community Presentation

  • Wright, T.J. & Hockett, A. (October 10, 2019) Wellness breaks for mental health. Wisconsin Association for Nutrition Directors Annual Meeting. Stevens Point, WI

Workshop Presenter

  • Huck, C., Buchanan, K., Hockett, A., Wright, T.J. (August 22, 2019). Pilot program for wellness breaks for elementary and secondary classrooms in the Stevens Point Area School district. Stevens Point Area High School. Stevens Point, WI.
  • Wright, T.J., Hockett, A., Huck, C. (June 19, 2019). Implementing new assessment strategies for the Nekoosa School District. Nekoosa High School. Nekoosa, WI.
  • Wright, T.J., Hockett, A. (June 5, 2019). Ideas for adding physical activity to the pre-K classroom. Head Start. Stevens Point, WI.

Presentations

  • Crowdsourcing Universal Design for Learning to Promote Equity in Education (February 2021). AACTE Annual Meeting, Online due to pandemic.
  • Crowdsourcing Universal Design for Learning. SHAPE America National Convention (Cancelled due to pandemic).
  • Promoting SEL in the Classroom through Meaningful Wellness Breaks. Kappa Delta Pi 2020 Convocation (Cancelled due to pandemic.)

Poster Presentations

  • Hockett, A., Wright, T.J., Huck, C., & Buchanan, K. (October 24, 2019). Pilot study: Wellness break implementation in the K-12 school system. 2019 Wisconsin Health and Physical Education Convention. Wisconsin Dells, WI.
  • Haas, P., Hockett, A., & Wright, T.J. (October 24, 2019). Backyard, backing, budget, and big ideas. 2019 Wisconsin Health and Physical Education convention. Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Fun Facts

Last book you read?

Diversity and Leadership – Chin, Trimble

Best advice you ever received?

If you are passionate about doing something for your students – do it – then apologize later.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

Teacher and Athletic Trainer

Favorite Quote?

“There is never a time to be defined by what is in the past, but rather what lies ahead.” (Zach Bohannan)

One thing about your school that you are most proud of?

  • Family atmosphere
  • Student-Centered
  • Best-Practice Driven

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

Getting to educate future teachers – and assisting in influencing the physical literacy of exponential students throughout the state and nation.

A piece of advice for students in your school?

Love what you do – you are a role model to many – use this as motivation to bring your best each and every day.

Ann Hockett
Instructor - Physical Education
Best Practices in Health and Physical Education Academy-Liaison, DPI and University of Wisconsin

Office:
135 Marshfield Clinic Health System Champions Hall

Education

Ed.D. in Candidate in Educational Leadership
Edgewood College, 2019-present

M.E. in Professional Development, Emphasis in Physical Education
UW-La Crosse, 2009

B.S. in Kinesiology, Emphasis in Athletic Training and Adapted Physical Education
UW-Madison, 2005