Undergraduate Physical Education - P-12 Teacher Certification Program

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Physical Education - P-12 Teacher Certification

The Physical Education (Primary to 12th Grade) Program prepares candidates for class “B” certification through the Alabama State Department of Education. The program is approved by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Alabama Department of Education, and the Interstate Reciprocity Compact (IRC). Candidates are prepared with strong foundations in liberal arts, professional education, and the sciences of health and physical activity. Candidates refine knowledge and skills in extensive classroom, laboratory, field, and clinical experiences. Throughout the program, students apply and assess pedagogical applications of technology. The program encourages the development of reflective, lifelong learners, and effective practitioners who interpret and apply current research in their teaching.

 

            Contact:           Dr. Shelley Holden

                                    (251) 461-1611

                                    sholden@southalabama.edu

 


 

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