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FREDERICK H. KAISER IV
370 Wiltshire, Crystal Lake, IL. 60014 
Home (815) 479-0716 
Cell (815) 572-1965
E-mail – fhkaiser@d47.org

EDUCATION:
MASTERS IN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION - Type 75 certification
        Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois – January 1999 to December 2000
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION - Type 09 certification (Grades 6-12)
        Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois – Graduated May 1989
        Major   - Physical Education
        Specialization in Coaching
        Sports medicine/Athletic training background
        Minor   - Health Education
GENERAL COURSE REQUIREMENTS
         McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Illinois - August 1983 to May 1984

CLIFFS & CABLE
        Certified facilitator for high ropes course, teambuilding, & climbing –  April 2010

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:
ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP, Lundahl Middle School, Crystal Lake, Illinois – Fall 2000
STUDENT TEACHING, Mattoon High School, Mattoon, Illinois – Spring 1989
TEAM COORDINATOR (2010 - current)
COACHING POSITIONS:WRESTLING (1989-2014) – McHenry and Crystal Lake.  Three conference championships.
BASKETBALL (1989-1992) – McHenry 6th/7th grade, and co-developed 6th grade intramural program.
COOPERATING TEACHER (1997-2016) – Supervised nine student teachers.  All were successful in finding prominent
positions in the field of Physical Education.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION UNITS:
TEAM BUILDING (1993) – Established unit of low to high level challenges and problem solving skills.
SELF DEFENSE I & II (1994) – Created hands on approach for real life situations.
LIFETIME ACTIVITIES (1997) – Developed units students can participate for life regardless of ability.         
CABLE AND ROPES COURSE (1997) – Continued team building by building outside course.  Lundahl Middle School is
the only middle school in McHenry county to have one.  Acquired donations for all materials and labor for the
$16,000 course.         
WARRIOR TRAINING (1999) – Challenged students to reach ability levels they never thought possible.          
ORIENTEERING (1999) – Implemented use of  map and compass skills and applied them competitively.    
      CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (2009) – Rewrote physical education curriculum for District 47‘s Middle Schools as a
committee.         
NOODLE FACTORY (2012) - A high energy creative unit that only uses pool noodles to challenge students.          
FRONTIER ADVENTURE (2013) - Utilizing the skills of the 1800’s for games, challenges, and survival. 
  GRADING COMMITTEE (2015) - Physical Education team to reevaluate grading procedures and rubrics.
  DISTRICT GRADING COMMITTEE (2015) - District team to reevaluating grading procedures and rubrics.
        
UNIQUE PROGRAMS IN FITNESS, LEADERSHIP, MOTIVATION AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
FITNESS WALL OF FAME (1997 - Current) – Created display of names dedicated to those with high achievements in
the Presidential Fitness testing.
LEADERSHIP ROPES COURSE (1998) – Presented to school staff on team building and multidisciplinary applications
​ of ropes and cable course with staff participation.
24 HOUR CHALLENGE RUN (1999 - Current) – Developed activity on success, and how to achieve success through
this challenge, with incredible parent, staff, and student involvement. Covered by CBS 2 News Chicago over
seven broadcasts in 2005 and 2006.
POSTCARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT (2000 - Current) – Developed positive communication to parents and students
through specialized postcard mailings.
FITNESS CHALLENGE MARATHON (2002 - Current) –  Designed and implemented a 26.2 mile multi-event marathon
in co-ed teams of four in competition. Designed to test their social, mental and physical limits.  Phenomenal
support by parents and staff, creating a fantastic learning experience.  Lundahl Middle School is the only
school in the U.S. to offer such a complex and multi-dimensional learning experience.
PRESIDENTIAL FITNESS TOKENS (2002 - Current) – Developed a motivational device to maintain high scores in
the Presidential Fitness testing.

​PUBLISHED AUTHOR:
  "The 24 Hour Run Experience" (2016) - A motivational and inspirational book about the event that has affected the
  lives of thousands of students. Published through Wood N Barnes Publishing (not self published).

STATE LEVEL CONTRIBUTIONS:
          DISTRICT INSERVICE:
                    Woodstock CUSD 200 – ½ day in-service for physical education staff
          IAHPERD WESTERN DISTRICT CONFERENCE:
                    “Is That the Best You Can Do?  Prove It!” (2010)
                    “Self defense Programs for Physical Education Units” (2010)
          NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT RETREAT – Seminars on self-defense and motivating students (2009).
          SHAPE-UP ILLINOIS COMMITTEE FOR IAHPERD – Member of advocacy group who lobbies legislators (2008)
          ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY:
Physical Education-Teacher Education Advisory Council – three year term (2008-2010).
Guest speaker for upcoming professional in what is possible in physical education (2008).
          COUNCIL OF FUTURE PROFESSIONALS STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: 
​ “Teambuilding ideas and/or planning and implementing activities” (2008)
ILLINOIS MID-STATE PE CONVENTION: 
​ “Self defense Programs for Physical Education Units” (1997).
  IAHPERD CONVENTION: (A Member of IAHPERD & AAHPERD)
                    "The 24 Hour Run Experience" - The Event and now the Book (2016)
  "Team Building - Filling the Gap" (2016)
  "What Makes You, Your Programs, and Your Students Successful?" (2015)

                    "Why Knot; Creative Skills (2015)

                    "Do You Have the Skills to Survive?" (2014)

                    "World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (NYO Games)" (2014)

 “24 Hour Runs, Multi Event Marathons, & Warrior Training” (2013)
                    “Texting vs. Team Building” (2013)
“Self defense programs for physical education units”. (1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007).
“24 Hour Challenge Run” (2000).
​ “An Eco-Challenge Event” (2003).
  “Challenging your students to do unbelievable things” (2003, & 2005).
“How to Start New Programs” (2003).
“Achieve the Impossible” (2006).
“Multi-Event Team Marathon” (2006).
“Is That the Best You Can Do?  Prove It!” (2007).
“Are You Crazy?  Going Outside the Box” (2008).
“Concept to Reality – Getting Your Great Idea to Succeed” (2008).
“Juggling – From Scarves to Fire” (2009).
“Why Knot!  Rope techniques used in the everyday classroom” (2009).
“24 Hour Runs – A How to Guide to the Impossible” (2010).
                    “Noodle Factory” (2010). 
  “Not It!  Tag!  You’re It!” (2011).
“Warrior Training” (2011).
“Balance to the Core” (2012).
“Can’t Participate in PE, Think Again” (2012).
SYMPOSIUM PRESENTER, Northern Illinois University:
“What it takes to be an administrator in the new millennium.” (1999).
          PHYS. ED. / HEALTH CONFERENCE, Southern Illinois University:
                    “Motivation That Lasts All Year – An Incredible Event” (2005, 2006 & 2009).
                    “Is That the Best You Can Do?  Prove It!” (2007 & 2008).
                    “Self defense programs for physical education units” (2007 - 2010).
                    “Noodle Factory” (2011)
                    “Warrior Training” (2012)
                    “Can’t Participate in P.E. - Think Again” (2012)
          FIT FOR LIFE, Wheeling High School (2008 & 2009)

​MIDWEST LEVEL CONTRIBUTIONS:         
T.E.A.M., Teachers of Experiential and Adventure Methodology:
“Leadership and Risk Taking” (2002).
  “Prove It!  Show Me Teambuilding Really Works and Has a Purpose!” (2007 with Tony Calabrese)
“Is That the Best You Can Do?  Achieve the Impossible and Prove It!” (2009)
“Texting vs. Team Building.” (2013)
“Wilderness Challenges That Bring Out Your Youth for Adventure.” (2013)
​          WAHPERD CONVENTION:
                    “Challenging Students to Accomplish Unbelievable Things” (2008).
                    “Self Defense for Middle/High School” (2008).
          OAHPERD CONVENTION:
                    “Is That the Best You Can Do?  Prove it!” (2008).
                    “Self Defense for Middle/High School” (2008).

NATIONAL LEVEL CONTRIBUTIONS:
          CAPITAL HILL WASHINGTON DC:
                    Met with Senators & Representatives to promote Physical Education in schools as part of the NASPE Teacher
of the Year program (2008).
          AAHPERD National Convention & Exposition:
                    “Day 1 – Day 180:  Teachers Practicing What They Teach” (2009)
          TEXAS – Wichita Falls:  Inservice for physical education department for entire district.

​RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT’S COMPUTER PROGRAMS:
          FITNESS PRO (1997) – Fitness testing program for physical education department throughout the district.
          FITNESS REPORTER (1998)  – Updated program for use on new computer systems.
          GRADE QUICK (1998) – District wide networked grading program.
CUSTOM GRADE PROGRAM (2006-2013) – File Maker Pro. based program, team development.

AWARDS
          EDUCATIONAL YOUTH LEADER – (2004) Presented by the Crystal Lake Jaycees
          TEACHER OF THE MONTH – (October 2005) Nominated by students and presented by Star 105.5
          NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT – (April 2007) Illinois Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award
          STATE OF ILLINOIS – (May 2007) Illinois Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award 
          MIDWEST REGION – (September 2007) Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award
          NATIONAL – (August 2008) Finalist for Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award
          EVERYDAY HERO’S AWARD - (2014) A yearly award presented by the Northwest Herald and Home State Bank

UNION MEMBER (Active 1989 – present)
          Financial Training (2003)
          Trained in Interest Based Bargaining (2003)
Delegate to IEA Representative Assembly (2006)
Union negotiator (2004 and 2007)

WORK BACKGROUND:
​ LUNDAHL MIDDLE SCHOOL, District 47, Crystal Lake, Illinois - August 1993 to Present
          Physical Education teacher for the 6th, 7th and 8th grades, Health teacher for 7th grade.
         THINK INK Inc. Screen Printing, Crystal Lake, Illinois - August 1986 to Present
          Founded screen printing business while in college for wearing apparel.
          Responsibilities:
                Company decisions
                 Production manager
ENDORPHIN ADVENTURES Inc.  - June 2012 to Present
          Founded business with fellow teacher to promote what is physically and emotionally possible when given the
chance.         
Developed the “Rundezvous - Frontier Adventure Race”.
          Speaking engagements for motivation and/or teambuilding for educators and businesses.
McHENRY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, District 15, McHenry, Illinois - August 1989 to August 1993.
          Physical Education teacher for the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades
        VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:
SELF DEFENSE WORKSHOPS, High school girl’s sports teams.
CRYSTAL LAKE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL, District 155, Crystal Lake, Illinois - 1993-94
           Assistant wrestling coach for the varsity team.
COMPUTER PROGRAMS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
VIDEO TAPING/EDITING – Special events and sporting events
FUNDRAISING/SPONSORSHIPS – Special events
​  WOMEN IN THE OUTDOORS - Seminar on hatchet throwing, lassoing, and knot skills
  NORGE SKI CLUB - Board member and club member

ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS:
​ MARTIAL ARTS – Certified black belt instructor, 6th degree
JUJITSU GROUND FIGHTING – 1996 Wisconsin state champion
​ SCREEN PRINTING BUSINESS – Owner / President
ENDORPHIN ADVENTURES BUSINESS - Owner / C.E.O.
ROCK WALL CLIMBING – 1997 and 1998 Corporate Challenge Champion
SCUBA DIVING – Certified open water diver
WOOD WORKING – Furniture, 335 sq. ft. dedicated shop
CAMPING - Rocky Mountains
ADVENTURE RACING - Participant and organizer
VIDEO EDITING AND PRODUCTION
WATER SPORTS – Skiing, boating, and diving
ORDAINED MINISTER - Performed wedding ceremonies

REFERENCES:
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References:
              Rick Carlstedt
    Principal (retired)
    Lundahl Middle School
    (815) 403-3818

    Brian Schweitzer
    Physical Education Teacher
    McHenry Middle School
    (815) 385-2522

    Suzie Johanneson
    Physical Education Teacher
    Lundahl Middle School 
​              (815) 459-5971
​   
Tony Calabrese
​     Southern Illinois University Professor
    (618) 893-2211
   
Dan Creeley
    Northeastern Illinois University Professor (retired)
    (312)590-8763

CREDENTIALS:Available on request from:  Career Planning and Placement Center, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115-2859; Telephone (815) 753-1641 Fax (815) 753-7200.

Frederick Kaiser - Lundahl Middle School

​​​​​​​​​​​Quick Notes:​​​  

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