Faculty & Staff

KEVIN J MERCIER

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

EXERCISE SCIENCE, HEALTH STUDIES, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT MANAGEMENT

WOODRUFF HALL
ROOM 166

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ed.D., Teachers College Columbia University (2011)
M.S., Ithaca College (1999)
B.S., Ithaca College (1997)

Recent Courses

Curriculum And Methods In Physical Education
Internship
Lifetime Activities
Practicum In Teaching
S/T: Personal Fitness
S/T: Personal Fitness

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Physical education teacher education, Fitness testing, Sport Education, Secondary physical education, Teachers' and students' attitudes, School change

Grants/Sponsored Research

Carol M. White Physical Education Program Grant:

Grant Writers and Program Evaluators, Dr. Kevin Mercier, Dr. Anne Gibbone, and Dr. Kadi Bliss Awarded to Adelphi University and Freeport School District October 2014-June 2017, Awarded by United States Department of Education

Program Evaluators, Dr. Kevin Mercier, Dr. Anne Gibbone, and Dr. Kadi Bliss Awarded to Westport CT School District October 2014-June 2017, Awarded by United States Department of Education

Program Evaluators, Dr. Kevin Mercier & Dr. Anne Gibbone Awarded to Rockville Centre School District October 2011-June 2014, Awarded by United States Department of Education

Adelphi University Faculty Development Grant:

Mercier, K. & Doolittle, S. (2012). Initiating and implementing APPR: Assessing changes in secondary physical education.

Refereed Articles

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Cameron, J., Mercier, K., & Doolittle, S. (2016), Teacher-led change in high school physical education. The Physical Educator, 73, 32-58.

Mercier, K., Phillips, S., & Silverman, S. (2016), High school teachersí use of and attitudes toward fitness tests. The High School Journal, 99(2), 179-190.

Donovan, C., Mercier K. & Phillips, S. (2015), Investigating attitudes toward physical education: Validation across two instruments. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 19(2), 91-98.

Silverman, S. & Mercier, K. (2015), Teaching for physical literacy: Implications to instructional Design and PETE. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 4(2), 150-155.

Mercier, K., Whitley, M.A., & Manson, M. (2014), Middle school assessments that contribute to literacy goals. Strategies, 27(5), 22-27.

Gibbone, A. & Mercier, K. (2014), Teacher candidatesí technology based service learning projects: Meeting PETE learning standards and achieving program accreditation. Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance, 85(5), 18-22.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2014), High school studentsí attitudes toward fitness testing. Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 33, 269-281.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2014), Validation of scores from an instrument to measure high school studentsí attitudes toward fitness testing. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 85(1), 81-89.

Mercier, K. & Iacovelli, T. (2014), Summative assessments: How we improved our high school physical education program. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 85(2), 14-18.

Mercier, K. & Doolittle, S. (2013), Assessing Student Achievement in Physical Education for Teacher Evaluation. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 84(3), 38-42.

Mercier, K. (2010), Implementing Sport Education at a secondary level: A sample basketball season. Strategies, 23(3), 12-16.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Mercier, K., Bernstein, E., & Phillips. S. (2015). Gender differences and skill level among students in physical education: Recent findings and strategies for preparing teacher candidates. In SHAPE America Physical Education Teacher Education Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Phillips, S., Mercier, K., & Doolittle, S. (2015). The effects of teacher evaluation on high school physical education. In Society for Health and Physical Education of America. Seattle, WA.

Mercier, K., Phillips, S. & Silverman, S. (2014). High school teachersí use of and attitudes toward fitness tests. In American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Donovan, C., Mercier, K., & Phillips, S. (2014). Cross-validation of instruments to measure student attitudes toward physical education. In American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Mercier, K., Gibbone, A., Gronenthal, A., Dwyer, K., & Grarabedian, E. (2013). Using technology in secondary PE. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Verona, NY.

Mercier, K. Cameron, J. & Doolittle, S. (2013). Sustainable change in high school physical education. In Amercian Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA.

Mercier, K., Doolittle, S., & Manson, M. (2012). Measuring student achievement as part of teacher appraisal. In NASPE Physical Education Teacher Education Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2012). High school studentsí attitudes toward fitness testing. In Amercian Educational Research Association. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Mercier, K. & Silverman, S. (2012). Measuring secondary school students' attitudes toward fitness testing. In American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Boston, MA.

Mercier, K. (2012). Using Sport Education at the secondary level to show teacher effectiveness. In New York City Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance,. Bronx, NY.

Iacovelli, T. & Mercier, K (2011). Using the NYS PE Profile at North Shore High School. In NYS AHPERD, Nassau Zone. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Mercier, K. (2010). Success with Sport Education at the secondary level. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Verona, NY.

Mercier, K. & Iacovelli, T. (2010). Practical strategies for implementing the NYS PE Profile. In Eastern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Rye, NJ.

Mercier, K. & Iacovelli, T. (2009). Practical strategies for implementing the NYS PE Profile. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Verona, NY.


Honors and Accomplishments

New York State AHPERD Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year 2009

New York State AHPERD Jay B. Nash Physical Education Major of the Year 1996