Faculty & Staff
Patrice is an author/coauthor of several articles, assisted with rewriting the state of Mississippi’s Physical Education Framework, and contributed 16 line dance lesson plans for the book Lesson Planning for High School Physical Education With Web Resource: Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes which comes out in the Fall of 2017. She has presented workshops locally, statewide, and nationally for Shape America and MS. Department Education/Healthy Schools. Mrs. Lovdahl was a Physical Best Instructor for Shape America for several years. She has been an aerobics instructor and personal trainer in the area. She is a member of Shape America, Southern District, MAHPERD and MPE. Over her years of teaching in the public schools, she has received many awards including being the first physical educator to be inducted in the Mississippi Hall of Master Teachers.
W. Patrice Lovdahl loves to spend time with her family and friends. Her favorite get away is the beach. It is extremely important to her to stay current with what is happening in the field of physical education/education.
MS Licensure Teacher Certification in Class AA Physical Education (K-12)
National Board Certified Teacher in Early and Middle Childhood (ages 3-12)
Master of Science in Physical Education with and Emphasis in Exercise Science, University of Southern Mississippi
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with a Minor in Secondary Education, University of Southern Mississippi