Lynn Johnson

About Professor Lynn V. Johnson

Lynn Johnson is a Professor in the Health and Human Performance Department at Plymouth State University located in Plymouth, NH.   She teaches courses in the Physical Education/Health Education Teacher Certification program.  Prior to teaching at Plymouth State University, she was an Assistant Professor in the Professional Physical Education Program at the University of Vermont (UVM), was the assistant softball coach at UVM,  taught and coached  (softball) at Springfield College and spent several years teaching K-12 physical education in Vermont (Proctor, Charlotte, and Vergennes). Lynn is a Past President of Eastern District Association/AAHPERD (American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) and Vermont AHPERD and has served on a number of EDA/AAHPERD and AAHPERD Committees. She is currently serving as a District Representative on the Board of Governors of AAHPERD.  Over the last 25 years, Lynn has presented at state, district, national and international conventions and workshops, primarily in the area of standards-based teaching and authentic assessment in physical education. 

Selected publications/presentations/exhibitions

Selected Publications:

Johnson, L.V. Online Instructors Guide for:  Potter, D.L. & Johnson, L.V. (2007).  Softball:  Steps to success (3rd edition).  Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics.  (May 2009)

Potter, D.L. & Johnson, L.V. (2007). Steps to success series:  Teaching softball  (3rdedition).  Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics.

Levy, L. & Johnson, (accepted for publication 9-30-11).  Supervising teacher education candidates using the situational supervision model.  Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

L.V. Johnson, L.V. & Cucina, I. (2009).  Integrating assessment in physical educationinstruction. The New Hampshire Journal of Education, Spring 2009

Cucina, I. & Johnson, L.V. (2007).  Building bridges and making connections:  Using physical activity in the classroom.  The New Hampshire Journal of Education, X, Spring 2007, 8-11

Johnson, L.V. (September/October 2005).  The time is now:  Advocate for your physicaleducation program.  Strategies.

Johnson, L.V. (October 2005).  Choosing appropriate assessments.  Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 76, 8, 46-56

Johnson, L.V. (May 2005).  Fair play unit for elementary school:  Getting the whole school involved.  Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 16, 3, 16-19.

Johnson, L.V., Kasser, S., and Nichols, B.  (April, 2002).  Including all children in standards-based physical education.  Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 73, 4, 42.    

Selected Presentations:

Coker, C.A. and Johnson, L.V.  (March 2012).  Mission Possible:  Activities for Achieving  NASPE Standard 2 in Secondary Physical Education.  American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Convention, Boston, MA  (Convention cancelled)

Johnson, L.V.  (November 2011).  K-12 Physical Education Standards-Based Grading and Reporting.  New Hampshire/ AHPERD, Waterville Valley Conference Center, Waterville, NH

Johnson, L.V.  (November 2010). Sound Assessment Practices in Physical Education:   Making it Practical and Valuable.   Pennsylvania State/AHPERD, Seven Springs Mountain Resort,  Champion, PA

Cucina, I.M., Johnson, L.V., Kostelis, K., McCormack, L.S., Morley, V.S. (October 2009).  Addressing Program Assessment Challenges: Student Learning and Teacher Candidate Dispositions.  Physical Education Teacher Education Conference, October 2009, Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina. 

Cucina, I.M., Johnson, L.V., Kostelis, K., McCormack, L.S., Morley, V.S. (April 2008).  Preparing for NCATE Accreditation.  AAHPERD, Forth Worth, Texas.

Cucina, I., Johnson, L.V., McCormack, L., & Morley, V. (March 2007).  Integration Of  Technology Into Professional Preparation Programs.  American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Convention, Baltimore, MD. 

Cucina, I., Johnson, L.V., McCormack, L., Morley, V., & Tower, K. (October 12,  2006).  Integration Of Technology Into Professional Preparation Programs.  Physical Education Teacher Education Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Awards or recognition

Honor Award (2012), American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Presidential Medallion (2012), Eastern District Association of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Honor Award (2007), Eastern District Association of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Outstanding Professional in Physical Education Award (2004), Eastern District Association of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Presidential Medallion (2004), Eastern District Association of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Higher Education Teacher of the Year Award (2002-2003), Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance: 

Courses Taught

PE 2415:  Introduction to Physical Education and Health Instruction

PE 2425:  Lifetime, Leisure Activities

PE 2427:  Territorial Activities

PE 2430:  Elementary Activities

PE 2550:  Foundations of Physical Education

PE 3000:  Instructional Strategies I:  Elementary Methods

PE 3310:  Curriculum Design and Implementation

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