Jason Runk, M.Ed

Health and Physical Education Instructor, Kaechele Elementary School

Jason Runk is a health and physical education teacher at Kaechele Elementary School in Henrico County. He received a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Virginia Tech and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from VCU. Jason has been teaching for 15 years and during that time has served on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as the VP of Dance Division. He has also served on many curriculum writing committees for Henrico County, VDOE, and VDOH. In 2016, he received the elementary physical education teacher of the year award for the state of Virginia. Jason is involved in many other programs and research that help to support and advocate for student physical activity.