PE Teacher Sets Sights on Becoming a Researcher in Health and Physical Education

Former PE Teacher Embarks on Doctorate

After completing her master’s degree in Health and Physical Education, Justina Rodriquez Jackson – an alumni of the Health and Physical Education Master of Education program, and a current Kinesiology doctoral student, in the Department of Kinesiology and Health – better understood how research informs practice, and decided to further her education with a doctoral degree to teach physical education teachers how they can be better educators.

In this episode of the UrbanEd Podcast, learn about Justina’s journey from PE teacher to a Kinesiology doctoral student.