Physical education teacher education prepares candidates to be active professionals who can teach P-12 Physical Education in the schools.

Expectations of graduates include the ability to:

  1. Articulate and apply concepts from motor learning, motor development, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and the psycho-social aspects of activity.
  2. Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities employing a variety of instructional strategies.
  3. Assess student performance in the psychomotor, fitness, cognitive and affective domains.
  4. Use technology and interpersonal communication skills to enhance learning in physical activity settings.
  5. Create inclusive, challenging learning environments that are sensitive to learner diversity and levels of development in the psychomotor, fitness, affective, and cognitive domains.
  6. Collaborate with professional colleagues, administrators, parents and community members.
  7. Reflect on instruction to enhance or maintain quality physical education.

Expectations of graduates include the ability to:

  1. Articulate and apply concepts from motor learning, motor development, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and the psycho-social aspects of activity.
  2. Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities employing a variety of instructional strategies.
  3. Assess student performance in the psychomotor, fitness, cognitive and affective domains.
  4. Use technology and interpersonal communication skills to enhance learning in physical activity settings.
  5. Create inclusive, challenging learning environments that are sensitive to learner diversity and levels of development in the psychomotor, fitness, affective, and cognitive domains.
  6. Collaborate with professional colleagues, administrators, parents and community members.
  7. Reflect on instruction to enhance or maintain quality physical education.

Contact Us

For more information regarding the programs offered by the department, please contact the secretary at bwhite22@esu.edu

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein 218
Phone:
(570) 422-3293
Fax:
(570) 422-3824 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Name
Christine Brett
Phone:
(570) 422-3582