Jacalyn Lund-Georgia State University, Georgia
Jacalyn Lund is an Associate Professor and Coordinator for the Graduate Program in Physical Education Teacher Education at Georgia State University. An educator for 38 years—after teaching in Colorado secondary schools for 16 years—she completed her doctoral degree at The Ohio State University. Other university teaching appointments have been with the University of Louisville and Ball State University. Currently, she is an adjudicator for NASPE/NCATE, Editor of the NASPE Assessment Series, and Past-President of NASPE.
A member of the team that wrote the 1995 standards, she helped author Moving into the Future: National Standards for Physical Education. Professor Lund has conducted workshops and made more than 100 presentations at the state, district, national, and international levels, including an invited presentation at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, Korea. Current research interests involve assessment practices and curriculum development in physical education. She has published numerous articles on rubrics and assessment, including a book co-authored with Mary Fortman Kirk titled Performance-Based Assessment for Middle and High School Physical Education.
Professor Lund has chaired committees to develop assessments for elementary and middle school physical education content standards for the state of Indiana as well as the committee to develop the Georgia Physical Education Standards. Her favorite pastimes include spending time with her husband, Bill; sons, Jeff and Nicholas; dancing; and obedience-training dogs.
Deborah Tannehill-University of Limerick, Ireland
Deborah Tannehill is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the University of Limerick, Ireland (UL). She is Course Director for the Graduate Diploma in Education–Physical Education and Co-Director of the Physical Education, Physical Activity, and Youth Sport (PEPAYS) Research Center. Before joining the faculty at UL, Deborah was Professor and Assistant Dean in the School of Physical Education at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU).
Prior to PLU, Deborah taught and conducted research on teaching and teacher education at The Ohio State University for 12 years. She taught physical education at the middle school level for 10 years and coached track and field at the collegiate level for 6 years. Active in state, district, and national professional organizations, Deborah served as Editor of the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Assessment Series, Publications Coordinator for NASPE, Chair of the NASPE National Beginning Teaching Standards, Chair of the NASPE/NCATE Teacher Education Program Guidelines, and Chair of the NASPE Task Force for revision of the K–12 Content Standards.
Professor Tannehill is past Co-Editor of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, served on the editorial board of Quest, and is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. In recognition of her professional service, she was awarded the Joy of Effort Award from NASPE, was inducted as a Research Fellow into the AAHPERD Research Consortium, received the NASPE Presidential Citation, and, in March 2009, received the NASPE Curriculum and Instruction Academy Honor Award. She has conducted research on teaching, supervision/ mentoring, and teacher education in physical education, and she publishes frequently in both scholarly and applied journals.
Professor Tannehill has published more than 45 articles, 15 book chapters, and co-authored a textbook titled Developing Teaching Skills in Physical Education with Daryl Siedentop. Currently her work is focused on curriculum development and assessment and the continuing professional development of practicing teachers. She enjoys reading mystery novels, cooking, and walking her whippet.
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