Pre Health

K-12 Licensure

Pre Health

Program Description

The Department of Health and Human Performance Licensure program is one of three in the State of Tennessee which is NCATE and State Board approved offering both a Physical Education K-12 and a Health and Wellness K-12 endorsement.

Program Outcomes

Concentration: K-12 Health & Physical Education Licensure

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with Health Education as a discipline
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Physical Education as a discipline
  • Demonstrate behaviors essential to becoming effective Health/Physical Education professionals
  • Plan/Implement standards-based practices in Health and Physical Education

Program Highlights:

  • Opportunities to engage with Faculty in community service, scientific, and applied research
  • Opportunities to attend and present at state/regional and national professional meetings
  • 4 semesters of field experience in area schools prior to student teaching
  • 15-week student teaching experience including elementary and secondary levels

K-12 Licensure Faculty

  • Dr. Laura Brown (K-12 Licensure Adivsor)
    lbrown@utm.edu
    (731) 881-7334
    3022 Elam Center
  • Dr. Stuart Currie (K-12 Licensure Advisor)
    scurrie1@utm.edu
    (731) 881-1858
    3031 Elam Center
  • Mr. Matt Cupples
    mcupple1@utm.edu
    (731) 881-7310
    3018 Elam Center

K-12 Licensure Checksheet/Curriculum Plan