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Jennette Diamond, M.A.Ed.

Assistant Professor, School of Education
Program Advisor, Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2246
Email: jdiamond@apu.edu
Jennette Diamond, M.A.Ed., has been affiliated with Azusa Pacific University since 2007, first as a physical education teacher and adapted physical education specialist, then becoming an assistant professor. She is the co-author of APU’s Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization program, as well as the program advisor. She also designs curriculum for general physical education and adapted physical education. Diamond is dedicated to teaching adult learners how to become the best physical education and adapted physical education teachers they can be through appreciating individual differences, fostering inclusion, and mastering curriculum design from a Christian perspective. Her research interests include cross-curricular physical education, physical education curriculum design to foster inclusion, and higher education teaching methods to empower special education teachers.

Education

  • Ph.D. in progress
  • M.A.Ed., Teaching, Azusa Pacific University
  • B.S., Kinesiology (Minor in Pedagogy), California State University, San Bernardino

Credentials/Certifications

  • Adapted Physical Education Teaching Credential
  • K–12 Physical Education Credential

Department

School of Education

  • Teacher Education

Expertise

  • Adapted Physical Education
    Physical education adapted for people who live with disabilities such as visual impairment or autism.
  • Curriculum Design
  • Physical Education

Courses Taught

  • PE 551 – Curriculum Theory and Design in Physical Education
  • PE 600 – Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • PE 602 – Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • PE 604 – Motor Assessment for Students Living with Disabilities
  • PE 605 – Management of Adapted Physical Education Programs
  • PE 606A – Student Teaching in Adapted Physical Education
  • PE 606B – Student Teaching in Adapted Physical Education