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Dr. Jeanine Wert - Columbus State University

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Columbus State University

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Jeanine Wert, Ph.D., CAPE

Associate Professor

Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Department of

Lumpkin Center 153

Education - K-12, Health and Physical Education

Education and Certifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Dissertation Topic – The Use of Visual Supports for Students with Autism in Inclusive Physical Education.
    August 2007
    Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Masters of Science in Education - Adapted Physical Education
    May, 2004

    SUNY Brockport, Brockport, NY
  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification
    December, 2001
    West Chester University, West Chester, PA
  • Certifications:
    • Certified Adapted Physical Educator (CAPE)
    • Physical Best Instructor
    • American Red Cross Instructor


Jeanine Fittipaldi-Wert, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Health & Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education at Columbus State University. She has earned her doctorate from Auburn University, A.L., her bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification from West Chester University, P.A., and her Masters degree in adapted physical education from SUNY Brockport, N.Y. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she is also the director of Camp Abilities Columbus, GA, which is a developmental sports camp for children with visual impairments. Awarded Educator of the Year by Students at Columbus State University 2015-2016 and the Mayor’s Award: “Educator of the Year 2014” for outstanding service in supporting people with disabilities.

Academic Areas

  • Health & Physical Education
  • Adapted Physical Education

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