Dr. Clayre Petray
Year Hired: 1987
Position: Coordinator, Elementary Physical Education Option
370 - Principles, Organization, and Management of Elementary School PE
476 - PE for the Elementary School Teacher
477 - Innovative Curriculum in Elementary School PE
Ph.D., Physical Education; Arizona State University, Tempe; 1982
M.A., Counselor Education; Arizona State University, Tempe; 1977
B.A., Physical Education; Arizona State University, Tempe; 1974
Petray-Rowcliffe, C. (2001). Active children! Promoting physically active lifestyles in physical education. Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publishing.
Petray-Rowcliffe, C., and Freesemann, K. (1997). "Diabetes: Implications for the physical educator." Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance,68(1), 57-64.
Dr. Clayre Petray has taught in the Kinesiology and Physical Education Department at CSULB for 19 years during which time she has coordinated the KPE Elementary School Physical Education Option. She teaches courses for both KPE and Liberal Studies Majors aimed at assisting preservice teachers in becoming effective physical education teachers. Her courses include videotaped teaching experiences with children in local elementary school settings. Clayre has worked school districts nationwide to improve elementary school physical education curricula and has assisted in establishing model programs taught by elementary school physical education specialists.