Dr. Jayne Greenberg

Council Member

Miami-Dade District Director of Physical Education

PCFSN Council Member  - Jayne Greenberg

Dr. Jayne Greenberg, member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, is the District Director of Physical Education and Health Literacy for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Throughout her professional educational career, she has served as Special Advisor on Youth Fitness to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports; President of Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport; chaired the Sport Development Committee for the United States Olympic Committee, USA Field Hockey; coordinated the Olympic Torch Relay Miami Leg for the Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City; and assisted the United States Department of Health and Human Services in the development of I Can Do It, You Can Do It, a national initiative to address the physical activity levels of youth with disabilities. In the past nine years, she has secured over $20 million in federal and foundation grants for educational programs, including the Carol M. White, Physical Education for Progress (PEP) grant.

She was named as the 2005 National Physical Education Administrator of the Year by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education, received the 2005 Highest Recognition Award by Secretary of Health Michael Leavitt, received the March 2009 Point of Light Award by Florida Governor Charlie Crist, and was appointed the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness in 2009. In 2012, Dr. Greenberg was appointed to serve on an Institute of Medicine committee to study physical education and physical activity in the school environment.

Jayne GreenbergShe has served as an international consultant, coordinating Olympic Education Programs in Canada; developed the Sport Science Curriculum at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia; developed math and science sailing curriculum for the National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory in London and Sydney, Australia; developed a Conservation Safari in South Africa; developed the drug education curriculum for Antigua; presented at the International Olympic Committee Meeting in Singapore; and most recently assisted with the implementation of the sailing education program in Qingdao, China. In addition she has published a book, Developing School Site Wellness Centers, published numerous articles, co-authored a professional text, and has been a speaker at several state, national, and international conventions and meetings.

Short Bio
  • Chaired the Sport Development Committee for the United States Olympic Committee.
  • Helped develop the I Can Do It, You Can Do It initiative.
  • Coordinated the Olympic Torch Relay Miami Leg for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

Fun Facts

  • icon of a volleyball, baseball, and softballI was an athlete in college, and played Volleyball, Basketball and Softball.
  • icon of scuba gogglesI am an avid scuba diver and have dived as far as Fiji. When travelling internationally, my clothes get checked and my scuba gear comes on board with me.
  • icon of a fish swimmingI have always wanted to study underwater archeaology, as I have a fascination with the history of sunken ships.