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The Health and Physical Education Program at Georgia Southwestern State University prepares teacher candidates to meet State licensure requirements to teach preK-12 grade. Teacher candidates will have competency in a variety of movement skills, fitness and health education. They have an interest in effective teaching practices and are committed to promoting health and physical activity. The curriculum integrates scientific courses with methods courses based on the National Association for Sport and Physical Education standards. The program meets all standards of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.  

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Rachel L. Abbott, Ph.D., CHES
Interim Dean and Associate Professor
Education Center, Room 202
229-931-2163 fax

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