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Katherine Wilbur

UMPI Class of 1973 Bachelors in Health, PE, and Recreation

Update by Katherine Wilbur, alumna


“After graduating from UMPI in ’73, I became a Physical Education and Health Education teacher at Fort Fairfield Middle School. Then I started teaching Health Education for SAD 40 Waldoboro union. After that, I became the National Health Education Advisor for the Alliance for a Healthier Genereation. I am now the Executive Director of Maine AHPERD, President of MANPERD. I work for the AAHE (American Association for Health Education) and Society State Directors for HPE. I won the AAHPERD McKenzie Award and became a AAE fellow. I am also a Principle writer of the National Health Education Standards Committee, first and second edition. I am a part of a management committee with Health Education (SCASS), and I also work with state collaboration measurement and student standards.”