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recreation educator

Katharine Ann Pawelko, American recreation educator. Certified teacher recreation education and physical education K-12, New York.

Background

Pawelko, Katharine Ann was born on March 26, 1952 in New York City. Daughter of Martin Anthony and Muriel Henrietta Pawelko.

Education

Biosystems Engineering, State University of New York, College at Cortland, New York, 1974. Microsoft Security Essentials, State University of New York, College at Cortland, New York, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1994.

Career

Instructor University Maine, Presque Isle, 1979-1984, University Maryland, College Park, 1982-1988. Adjunct associate professor Prince Georges Community College, Largo, Maryland, 1986-1994. Assistant professor Western Illinois University, Macomb, since 1994.

Research assistant National Park Service, Washington, 1983, University Maryland, College Park, 1984-1986, 87-88, United States Forest Service, 1985, 86. Fitness instructor, manager Healthpro, Inc., United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, 1989-1994.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher recreation education and physical education K-12, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Exploring the Nature of River Recreation Visitors and Their Recreational Experiences on The Delaware River, 1994, (with others) Issues in Therapeutic Recreation: A Profession in Transition, 2nd edition, 1996.

Membership

Lifeguard American Red Cross, 1977-1994, water safety instructor, since 1977. Member Presque Isle Community Adult Education Tri-Council, 1981-1982, Presque Isle Young Men’s Christian Association Advisory Board, 1981-1983. Member Alliance for Health (life), National Recreation and Park Association, National Wildlife Association (life), New York State Outdoor Education Association (life), Quebec-Labrador Foundation/Atlantic Center for the Environment, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: canoeing, hiking and camping, gardening, photography, fitness activities.

Connections

father:
Martin Anthony

mother:
Muriel Henrietta Pawelko