MSU Denver Experts Guide
Athletics/Sports, Education, Exercise Science, Physical Fitness, Teacher Education, Women's Issues
Interview skills for young physical educators, Single-sex and coed physical education class structures, K-12 Physical Education, Girls and women in sport
Department: School of Education
Office Phone: 303-615-0162
Mobile Phone: 719-684-4126
Alternate Phone: 719-590-1029
Interviewed by: Colorado Education Magazine
Sue Barnd, Ed.D., is a professor in the Department of Secondary/K-12 Education and Educational Technology at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She specializes in elementary physical education pedagogy.
Barnd has over 30 years of experience in teaching, having taught at the elementary, middle school and university levels. She spent 11 years at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse serving as a faculty member and as coach for women’s fast pitch team. At MSU Denver, Barnd works with the K-12 Physical Education majors, supervises student teachers and is the co-advisor for the Physical Education Teaching Majors Club. In addition to teaching, Barnd serves as the program director for the K-12 Physical Education Program.
She has published over 35 articles; and has presented at the local, state, region, national and international level. Barnd has been actively involved in numerous local, state and national physical education committees. She has also served as the Colorado Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance President.Edit this page