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Physical Education Teacher Education


  • Diane Coleman
  • Dr. Carol Irwin
  • Dr. Harriette Lavenue
  • Dr. Todd Layne
  • Larry Liles
  • Susan Wagner
  • Debra Wyatt
  • Dr. Sami Yli-Piipari
The PETE Majors Club

The PETE Majors Club Officers for 2012-2013

CEO - Michael Lauderdale

Co-Executive Directors - Kimber Yount, Jamie Walker

Co-Presidents - Jacob Pierce, Laura Schifani

Co-Vice President -Teaira Lindsey, Nathan Forsythe
Secretary/ Treasurer - Cliff Wallis

Social Events Coordinator/ Fundraising- Julian Henson, Matt Escarre

Officer Election for 2013-2014 year- April 2013

If you are a PETE Major then you should join the PETE Majors Club

Why you ask?

The purpose of the PETE Club...

  • Assist you in taking the necessary steps to complete your degree
  • Praxis II study groups
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Network with other PETE students during their studies, student teaching and career
  • Opportunities to attend state and national conferences- TAHPERD and AAHPERD
  • Leadership opportunities opening up at the end of this semester to become an officer
  • Looks GREAT on your resume

How do I join?

  • Contact Becky Bocz, CEO of PETE Majors Club, or go see Becky in FH 213
  • Dr. Todd Layne, Dr. Carol Irwin or Kimber Younts, the current president, can assist you as well

Membership Costs:$15.00 per year or $10.00 a semester (and you get a shirt:)

How to stay connected:

Like the pages on Facebook

1)Physical Education Teacher Education: University of Memphis

2)University of Memphis Office of Teacher Education

3)U of M Health and Sport Science Department


Growth and Development Opportunities

April 2013 - AAHPERD National Convention
Charlotte, NC - April 23-27, 2013
Contact: Carol Irwin

November 2013 - TAHPERD Conference
Murfreesboro, TN - November 2013 (TBA)
Contact: Michael Lauderdale

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

April 2013 - Special Olympics (track and field)
Bartlett High School
(9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Contact: Rebecca Bocz

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