A friend of the environment and quintessential volunteer, longtime elementary-school physical education and gym teacher Lois Bruckno brings her passions into the educational setting. A coordinator of Hoops For Heart and Jump Rope For Heart, programs of the American Heart Association, Inc., she also facilitates a bullying prevention program funded by Physicians for Social Responsibility, and she has organized conflict resolution, peer mediation, and community outreach efforts. Over the years, Lois Bruckno also has coached tennis, basketball, softball, bowling, and other youth sports teams. She currently officiates at basketball games and acts as an Amateur Softball Association umpire for recreational games.
Lois Bruckno’s environmental devotion includes going paperless for bank statements and bills and taking every opportunity to plant trees, particularly in FDR Park in Philadelphia. With a PennSERVE AmeriCorps Project grant in the 1990s, she led students on a mission to clean up a community park. Lois Bruckno also has planted gardens with senior citizens at MNH, and she routinely joins in on other “save the earth” initiatives.
The dedicated educator and environmentalist earned a Bachelor of Science in Education at Temple University, where she played basketball and softball. At Arcadia University, Lois Bruckno completed a Master of Science in Health Education. When not engaged in teaching, officiating, or “green” activities, she participates in numerous walkathons to support
A friend of the environment and quintessential volunteer, longtime elementary-school physical education and gym teacher Lois Bruckno brings her passions into the educational setting.
From January 1978
Qualifications & Certifications
BS in Education/ MS in Health education
Temple University/ Arcadia university