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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog
Central Washington University
   
 
  Feb 24, 2018
 
 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education, School and Public Health Department


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College of Education and Professional Studies
Ellensburg
Dorothy Purser Hall, room 101

509-963-1911
Fax: 509-963-1848
www.cwu.edu/~pesph/
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Faculty and Staff
Chair

Kenneth Briggs, EdD

Professors
Kenneth Briggs, EdD, health education, pedagogy
Stephen C. Jefferies, PhD, physical education, pedagogy
Melody Madlem, PhD, public health, health education
Kirk Mathias, EdD, physical education, pedagogy
Robert McGowan, PhD, sport and exercise psychology

Associate Professor
Heidi Henschel Pellett, EdD, physical education, pedagogy

Assistant Professors
Jennifer Lehmbeck, MPH, PhD, public health, health education
Rebecca Pearson, MPH, PhD, public health, health education
Mark Perez, PhD, school health, pedagogy
Richard Unruh, EdD, athletic administration
P. Stefan Ward, PhD, physical education, pedagogy
Therese Young, MA, physical education, dance
Vanessa Harbor, PhD, public health

Lecturer
Kristine Espinoza, MS, health education, pedagogy

Emeritus Professors
Gary Frederick, EdD, physical education
Andrew P. Jenkins, PhD, health education
Robert McGowan, PhD, sport and psychology

Staff
Rhonda Busch-Gehlen, assistant to the chair
Joy Chrismer, NPAV building coordinator, equipment manager
Debra D’Acquisto, activity program coordinator
Edie Fowler, PESPH department manager
Debbie Nethery, pool manager

Department Information
The mission of the Department of Physical Education, School, and Public Health (PESPH) is to promote health and active lifestyles. The vision of the Department is to create highly recognized and respected academic programs in which students gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be successful in their profession. This mission and vision and the following core values help to guide program decisions within the department:

  • Professional environment based on ethical behavior, respect, and integrity
  • Quality of life through health promotion, healthy communities, and active lifestyles
  • Student focused learning environment based on respect, relevance, and rigor
  • Social justice and diversity

Proudly, graduates of each major program in the department are highly qualified to enter careers in physical education and school health or public health.

Departmental Programs
Physical Education and School Health (PESH) Major
Physical Education – Coaching Minor
Physical Education – Dance Minor
Physical Education – Dance: Teaching Minor
Physical Education – Activity Program
Public Health Major – Community Health Specialization
Public Health Major – Pre-nursing in Public Health Specialization
Public Health – Community Health Education Minor

 

Programs

 

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