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Physical Education School and Public Health

Stephen C. Jefferies, PhD

Stephen C. Jefferies




Office: Purser Hall 127
Phone: 509.963.2241







  • Ph.D. Physical Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, 1983
  • M.S. Physical Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, 1978
  • B. Ed. Education (Honors), University of Exeter, Devon, England, 1974
  • Cert. Ed. Education, St. Lukes' College, Exeter, Devon, England, 1973


  • Central Washington University, PESPH Graduate Program Director, 2008
  • Central Washington University, Department Chair, Health, Human Performance and Nutrition, 2007-2008
  • Central Washington University, Program Director, Physical Education, 1986 - 2007
  • Central Washington University, Professor, Physical Education, 1986-Present

Courses Taught

  • Physical Education Foundations
  • Curriculum Design and Development
  • Research Methods
  • Physical Education Pedagogy
  • Physical Education Methods (team and racquet sports, outdoor activities)

Professional Links

Press release on Dr. Steve Jefferie's recent recognition at the national 2013 AAHPERD convention in Charlotte.

submitted by
Sinu A. Patel, M.A.
Communications Associate
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)