Kristi Roth 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 University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point. 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 proudly runs an on campus practicum for students with disabilities at UWSP on Fridays. She takes great joy in sharing her passion for the field in the variety of adapted physical education courses she teaches. She also enjoys teaching and learning through community service and scholarly work including numerous presentations in Wisconsin, Virginia, and California, a recent publication in Education and Training of Developmental Disabilities, and as co-author of the 11th Edition of Principles and Methods of Adapted Physical Education and Recreation.
She will be the presenter of the AAPAR/AAHPERD webinars, Technology in Adapted Physical Education on Thursday, November 8th and Activities for Students with Low Incidence/Severe Disabilities on Thursday, February 14, 2013.