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Robert Schmidlein, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

SchmidleinRobert 143x200 jpgDr. Robert Schmidlein is originally from Chester, NY and began his love of physical education and sport during Mr. Payne's physical education classes. Dr. Schmidlein holds an Ed.D in Physical Education (Curriculum) from The University of Georgia, an M.S. in PE from Hofstra and a B.S. in Exercise Science from Lander University. Since graduating with his doctorate in 2008 he has presented nationally at AAHPERD, NAKPEHE and various state and local conferences.  Additionally, he has published articles in a variety of physical education journals, such as Strategies, Research Quarterly, and several international journals. Currently, Dr. Schmidlein teachers curriculum and assessment courses as well as directing the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Health & Wellness program. As a consultant, he has presented on the topic of common core, literacy, and math, in addition to, curriculum models at various schools and he created a comprehensive curriculum guide to physical education. Previously, Dr. Schmidlein taught at California State University-Sacramento, The University of Georgia, Gainesville State University, and The Citadel. Before teaching at the university level, Dr. Schmidlein taught 3 years of public school physical education in the Bronx and Brooklyn.  He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY and enjoys running, yoga and weight training.

Classes taught:

MPE 5539- Instructional Planning for Preschool and Elementary Physical Education
MPE 5530-Pre-School and Elementary School Physical Education Content and Disciplinary Concepts
MPE 5537-Analying and Assessing Teaching Practices in Physical Education
HLT 5150-Advanced Personal Health
EDU 5295- Teaching Health, Physical Education and Family/Consumer Education

Areas of Research:
Physical Education curriculum in urban areas
Multicultural physical education

NASPE Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion
Mville- SOE Website Committee
Mville- SOE Awards Committee
Mville- SOE Academic Integrity Committee


pdfRobert Schmidlein's Curriculum Vitae