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Dr. Joann Judge

Assistant Professor


Joann P. Judge is an assistant professor in The School of Kinesiology & Nutrition at USM. She has a B.S. degree in physical education from East Stroudsburg University in PA, a M.Ed. in special education from West Chester University in PA, and a Ph.D. in kinesiology for individuals with disabilities from the University of Virginia.

For six years, Joann served as an adapted physical education specialist and was an adjunct professor at West Chester University where she taught courses on adapted physical education, sport & activity.

Currently, Joann provides instruction on adapted physical education, sport, & activity and teaches in the physical education teacher licensure program. She is a nationally Certified Adapted Physical Educator (CAPE) and shares her expertise at the local, state, national, and international levels.

  • Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities (PHD) - University of Virginia (2018)
  • Special Education with an Emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorder (MED) - West Chester University of Pennsylvania (2010)
  • Sports Science & Exercise Physiology (BS) - East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (1984)

KIN 220 - Introduction to Kinesiology
KIN 220 - Foundations of Teaching Physical Education
KIN 401 - Adapted Physical Education, Sport, and Activity.
KIN 462 - Methods in Teaching Physical Education.
KIN 603 - Adapted Physical Education, Sport, and Activity (online).

  • Mississippi State Educator License for K-12 Health & Physical Education
  • Effective College Instruction
  • Autism Graduate Certificate
  • Pennsylvania State Educator License for PK-12 Health & Physical Education
  • Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: Employees V2.3
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Title IX: Preventing Sexual Misconduct for Faculty and Staff – "Responsible Employee" Edition
  • Certified Adapted Physical Educator (CAPE) Certificate
  • Certified Adapted Physical Educator (CAPE) Certificate
  • English (Full Professional)
  • American Sign Language (Limited Working)

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Areas of Expertise

Adapted physical education, sport, & activity; teaching physical education to children with disabilities; and teaching children with autism spectrum disorder