Our School Partners
Meet the education representatives that have participated in the IDEA World Discovery College Program.
Hear it right from other educators/faculty/recreation center personnel about their experience with this program and the IDEA World Convention!
California State University, Northridge
Amanda Christianson, M.S.
Fitness Programs CoordinatorCONTACT
Colorado State University
“I have been utilizing the Discovery Program since I started in Campus Recreation 5 years ago. Now that I have the opportunity to bring students myself, it literally feels like a fitness person’s Disneyland! It is incredible to watch the students' fire ignite as they learn and grow at this conference right alongside you as their supervisor.”
Glendale Community College
Erin Calderone MS, Master Trainer, NASM
Assistant Professor of KinesiologyCONTACT
Glendale Community College, Arizona
"The IDEA Discovery Program has allowed my Exercise Science students to increase their knowledge and network with leaders in the fitness profession all while earning college credit. Thank you, IDEA!"
Stephanie Sawyer, M.S., ACSM, NASM, ACE
Residential Faculty, Fitness & WellnessCONTACT
Long Beach State University
Jan Schroeder, Ph.D.
Department of Kinesiology
Madison College Fitness and Recreation Management FacultyCONTACT
"A partnership with the IDEA College Discovery program has provided practical support that my students and alumni can leverage to become successful fitness professionals. In addition to gaining a low cost opportunity to learn from the finest in the industry, they create and nurture lasting professional connections. Attending IDEA has become a wonderful tradition for our college program."
Jeff Kreil, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES, ACE-GFI, CSCS
Faculty, Kinesiology, Health Education Lead Faculty, Exercise ScienceCONTACT
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Sarah Lewis MS, ACSM, ACE
Group Fitness CoordinatorCONTACT