Kristi Roth

Kristi Roth, PhD

Professor
Director of Technology Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Office: 110D CPS
Phone: 715-346-2276
Email: kroth@uwsp.edu
 
Courses Taught​
 
P ED 220 - Lifespan Motor Development
P ED 260 - Practicum Experience in Physical Education
P ED 315 - Dance Methods
PEX 400 - Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities
PEX 401 - Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities
PEX 415 - Assessment and Prescription in Adapted
Physical Education
PEX 445 - Seminar in Adapted Physical Education
 

Kristi’s first adapted physical education job was when she taught her classmate, a boy with a disability, how to skip for the third grade Maypole Celebration. She has had a passion for the field ever since.

Kristi received a B.S. in sports studies from Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., a M.S. in health and physical education with an emphasis in adapted physical education from N.C. A&T State University, and a Ph.D. in Adapted Physical Education with an emphasis in Pedagogy from Texas Woman’s University. 

Kristi spent 10 years teaching in the public school system prior to taking her position as the adapted physical education coordinator at UWSP. Her various positions included high school health and physical education teacher and women’s soccer coach in Greensboro, N.C., elementary physical education teacher in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, middle school health and physical education teacher in Burlington, N.C., adapted physical education teacher in Greensboro, N.C., and an adapted physical education consultant for a variety of school districts in North Carolina and Texas.

Kristi's recent publications include the 12th Edition of Principles and Methods of Adapted Physical Education and Recreation. Kristi is currently serving as the Director of Technology Innovation in Teaching and Learning and manages the Center for Collaborative and Interactive Technologies. She provides faculty development in technology. She continues to teach PEX 415 and PEX 445.

In her free time, Kristi enjoys spending time with her best friend and husband Matt and visiting her two wonderful sons in college.  She loves to travel, fish, snowshoe, hike, paddle, play games, and discover new technologies. She also spends a great deal of time caring for her three cats and two dogs.

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