Opening Keynote

Prof. Dr. Jacalyn Lund

Georgia State University – College of Education & Human Development

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Jacalyn Lund is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Georgia State University. She has written and/or co-authored eight books about assessment, curriculum development and instructional strategies. She has more than 75 refereed publications, innumerable presentations, and has received 11 grants. Lund draws on her 16 years of public school teaching experience while working as a teacher educator. She has been involved with NASPE throughout her career in higher education, beginning with the committee that developed the National Content Standards for Physical Education (1995). She also served as president of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), the NASPE Assessment Series Editor, a NASPE/NCATE Adjudicator, and a NASPE PIPEline clinician. In 2013, she was inducted into the NASPE Hall of Fame.

Lund is a fellow of the North American Society (NAS) of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), a fellow of the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), and a recipient of the 2009 NASPE Presidential Recognition award. In 2010, Lund was a member of the committee to develop health and physical education standards for P-12 teachers for the Georgia Professional Standards Committee and in 2008-2009, she served as chair of the Committee to Develop Physical Education Standards for the state of Georgia. Lund’s areas of interest include assessment (measuring dispositions in teacher candidates), curriculum development and teacher effectiveness.