Roina I. Baquera

Instructor of Professional Practice
Kinesiology
Rickel Academic Wing 172B

r.i.baquera@tcu.edu | 817-257-4153

Courses Taught

Physical Education for Secondary School Youth
Individual and Dual Sports
Outdoor Education
Physical Education Student Internship
Coaching Theory
Motor Development
Health and Wellness

Areas of Focus

Effective Teaching in Physical Education, Quality Physical Education,Coordinated School Health ,Teaching Styles in Physical Education,Physical Education Teacher Education Curriculum Development,University Physical Education

Teacher of the Year, Eastwood Knolls School, Ysleta Independent School District

Teacher of the Month, Eastwood Knolls, Ysleta Independent School District

CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Champion of the Year, El Paso Country Region

Preceptor of the Year, UTEP Health Education Internship Program

Baquera, R., Padilla, P., Torres, K., VanDePutte, A., and Vargas, M.  (2013, December).  Are your kids hooked?  Fostering fishing in your community.  90th Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference.  Dallas, TX.

Pederson, R., Torres, N., and Baquera, R. (2012, October).  Mining with Diamonds: sustaining Collegiality and Collaboration Across Southern District.  Physical Education Teacher Education Conference.  Las Vegas, NV

Baquera, R., Pederson, R. and Torres, N.  (2012, December).  Molding Critical Reflective Practitioners Across Southern District: PETE PALS.  Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance State Conference.  Galveston, TX.

Pederson, R., and Baquera, R. (2010). Bluetooth + Cell Phone = Immediate Feedback for Pre-service Teachers. Texas Association for Health, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference; Galveston, TX, December 1 – 4.

Baquera, R. (2010).  Instructional Methods for University Physical Education.  Professional Public Preparation Programs, University of Texas at El Paso Spring 2010 Staff Development; May 17, 2010

Torres, N., Pederson, R. and Baquera, R. (2010). Look Before You Leap: The Realities of Teaching. The International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, UTEP, El Paso, TX, March 4 – 5.

 Baquera, R, Torres, N., and Pederson, R. (2010). Where’s the money? Grant Writing 101. The International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, UTEP, El Paso, TX, March 4 – 5.

Pederson, R., Baquera, R., and Torres, N. (2010). Through the Looking Glass: Creating Reflective Teachers. . The International Sun Conference on Teaching and Learning, UTEP, El Paso, TX , March 4 – 5.

Texas Teaching Certificate, State Board of Education, All-Levels Physical Education and Elementary Classroom

National Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

National Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)

National Association for Sport and Physical Education, Physical Best Instructor

National Organization for Victims Assistance, Crisis Intervention Team Specialist

FEMA Multi Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools, G-362 Certified

Angler Certification, Texas Parks and Wildlife

Texas Association for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), formerly AAHPERD

National Association for Sport and Physical Education

American Association for Health Education

National Strength and Conditioning Association

(2005-2007) Legislative Affairs Committee, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

(2010-2013)  Professional Preparation Committee, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

(2015-current) College Committee, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

(2006-2009) School Health Advisory Council, Co-Chair, Ysleta Independent School District