Dr. Shannon Williams

Dr. Shannon Williams has worked in the physical education field on the K-12 and university levels for over 14 years. During that time, she served on high school physical education curriculum committee in Fulton County to revise curriculum and include technology with web-based access (1997-2002). She also served as a senior program manager with the International Life Sciences Institute in Atlanta. There, she managed multiple research projects which included coordinating and conducting teacher trainings in school districts nationwide, as well as projects involving classroom teachers which focused on integrating physical activity and health into traditional classrooms (2002-2005). Dr. Williams then went on to become the Assistant Director of Health and Wellness in the DeKalb County school system from 2005 to 2010. Presently, she is a clinical instructor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Georgia State University, where she teaches undergraduate as well as graduate courses and serves as the health education coordinator. Dr. Williams has also co-written several journal publications and given numerous presentations on the subject of physical education.