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Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education (KSSPE)

Dr. Susan C. Petersen
Department Chairperson


photo of Susan C. PetersenOffice: B312 Tuttle North
Phone: (585) 395-5341

EdD, Teachers College, Columbia Univ
MEd, Teachers College, Columbia Univ
MS, Florida International University
BA, The College at Brockport

Area(s) of specialty:
Teacher education, curriculum development and instruction, secondary physical education

Research interest(s):
Building and maintaining outstanding programs, State Learning Standards, Urban teachers.

Cruz, L.M. & Petersen, S.C. (2003, May/June). Using jump bands to address standards in rhythms and fitness. STRATEGIES, 16(5), 35-38

Petersen, S., H. Byrne, L. Cruz. The Reality of Fitness: What Physical Education Majors "Know and Can Do". The Physical Educator, 60(1):5-18, 2003.

Cruz, L.M. & Petersen, S.C. (2002). Reporting assessment results to parents. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, (73) 8, 20-24, 31.

Petersen, S.C., Cruz, L.M., & Amundsen, R. (2002). The standards’impact on physical education in New York State. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, (73) 4,15-18, 23.

Petersen, S.C. & Cruz, L.M. (2000,November/December). Using small-sided games in traditional activities. Strategies,(14) 2,19-22.

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Sue came to The College at Brockport in 1997. She won the 2003 NYS AHPERD "Amazing Person Award for Higher Education and received the 2006 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is a Reviewer for Strategies and JOPERD. She is currently the Chairperson in PES at The College at Brockport and the Chair of the NYS AHPERD Board of Directors.


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