Faculty Profile

Dr. Brett Everhart

beverhar@lhup.edu | 609 Robinson Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2956

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Ed.D., Physical Education Teacher Education, West Virginia University

M.S., Adapted Physical Education, The Pennsylvania State University

B.S., Physical Education (K-12), Oklahoma Baptist University

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Adapted Physical Education, Wellness for Life

Courses Developed: Wellness for Life for Web-based Delivery, Contemporary Instructional Models in Physical Education

Research Areas: Teaching Performance in Adapted and Regular Physical Education; Efficacy of Alternative Curricular Models for Improving Physical Activity Levels and Fitness in Physical Education; Impact of Data Management Systems on Program Assessment in Teacher Education

Selected Professional Publications: 

Everhart, B., Everhart, K., & Everhart, T. (in press).  Game Performance Decisions of International Baccalaureate Students in Korea and Students in a Traditional American High School.  To be published in Education.

Everhart, B., Newman, C., Rutecki, J., Steinbacher, J., & McLaughlin, S. (2014).  Structured Physical Activity and Math Progress of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The Educational Collaborative, 4 (2), retrieved from http://journals.sfu.ca/eps/index.php/ec/article/view/36.

Everhart, B., & Everhart, K. (2014).Software-based self-reflection, preservice teaching performance, and influencing pre-conceived recruitment socialization influences.  The Educational Collaborative, 4 (2), retrieved from http://journals.sfu.ca/eps/index.php/ec/article/view/34.

Everhart, B., Everhart, K., McHugh, H., Dimon, C., Hershey, K., & Lorenzi, D. (2013).  Teaching-learning patterns of expert and novice adapted physical educators.  Education, 133, 456-469.

Everhart, B., Desmond, D., Casilio, M., Dimon, C., & Stone, D. (2012).  The Influence of Daily Structured Physical Activity on Academic Progress of Elementary Students with Intellectual Disabilities, Education, 133, 298-312.

Everhart, B., & Gerlach, J. 2012).  A Review of Research on Data Management Systems (DMS) and Relationship of Unit Head Satisfaction with DMS Role in Standards-Based Alignment.  To be published in Assessment Update, 24 (3), 6-8, 14.

Everhart, B., & Gerlach, J. (2011).  The perception of unit heads toward the role of online assessment products in standards-based alignment within teacher education units.  Education, 132, 97-109.

Everhart, B., Rabe, T., & Everhart, K.  (2011).  A curricular intervention’s impact on selected fitness levels and activity patterns of junior high students in physical education classes for non-athletes and athletes.  The Educational Collaborative, 2, 1-14.

Everhart, B., & Everhart, K. (2010, Fall).  How Early Teaching Experiences Affect Physical Education Majors’ Reflections about their Influences to Becoming a Teacher.  ThePennsylvania State Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 80 (3), 17-20.

Everhart, B., & Everhart, K. (2010).  Teaching Tips:  Using “Cylinder Ball” as a modified invasion game within instructional model-based units.  Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 81 (3), 12-15.

Everhart, B. (2009).  Modifying sport education for success in a less-affluent school:  Reports from a teacher educator’s experience in an inner-city elementary school.  Submitted to The Pennsylvania State Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 79 (2), 26-30 .     

Everhart, B. (2009).  Anxiety of preservice teachers teaching students with disabilities: A preliminary investigation.  Education, 129, 704-713. 

Everhart, B., & Hogarty, K. (2009).  Supporting the preparation of beginning teachers with online assessment products.  Education, 129, 400-412.

Areas of Expertise: Pedagogical Methods and Contemporary Curricular/Instructional Models in Physical Education; Pedagogical Strategies for Adapting Physical Education Lessons for PK-12 Students with Disabilities; Developing Student Learning Assessment Plans and Configuring Data Management Systems to Collect, Aggregate, and Report Data Results