Teaching Philosophy: Physical Education is a unique discipline in which the body and mind are constantly challenged to work in unison. Physical education class provides the student with the opportunity to develop skills, build character and enhance the social and emotional aspects of his or her life. PE class at FAMS is a fun, active and positive environment that leaves students feeling very proud of their accomplishments.
Mr. Slade obtained his Bachelor of Art degree in Physical Education and Health in 1980 from William Paterson University. He obtained a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida in 1984 in Exercise Physiology (Go Gators!). Mr. Slade is also certified as a Supervisor. In 2004, Mr. Slade received the Governor's Award for Teacher Recognition. Mr. Slade serves as the Athletic Coordinator and Boys Basketball Coach.