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JoEllen Bailey

JoEllen Bailey

Dr. JoEllen Bailey joined the SUNY Cortland faculty in 2002 after teaching and coaching in both higher education and public schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin. She has taught courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, supervised student teachers, and coordinated the physical education study abroad program for student teaching in Australia. She has served on multiple department, university, state, and national committees. Dr. Bailey received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009, and the SUNY Cortland Outstanding Achievement in Service Award in 2016. She is currently teaching online courses in a part-time status.


  Ph.D. Physical Education Pedagogy, University of Northern Colorado
  M.A. Physical Education, Mankato State University (MN)
  B.S. Physical Education, Winona State University (MN)


EDU 470 Foundations of Education in American Culture

PED 610 Professional Literature Analysis

PED 660 Physical Education Practicum I


Dillon, S., Columna, L., Kelly, N., Bailey, J., & Davis, T. (2019). Occupational socialization of physical education teacher candidates teaching students with disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education, 66(4).


Bailey, J., Hart, A., & Gordon, E. (2017). Applying students’ skills and knowledge to fielding and striking games and target games. In R. Doan, L. Couturier MacDonald, & S. Chepko (Eds.), Lesson planning for middle school physical education: Meeting the national standards & grade-level outcomes (pp. 297-333). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.


Dillon, S., Columna, L., Kelly, N., Davis, T., & Bailey, J. (2016). Teacher candidates’ perspectives on

learning to teach students with disabilities. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87(S2), A109.


Hovey, K., Foland, J., Foley, J.T., Kniffin, M., & Bailey, J. (2016). Predictors of change

in body image in female participants in an outdoor education program. Journal of Outdoor

Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 8(2), 200-208.



Dillon, S., Columna, L., Corcoran, N., Davis, T., & Bailey, J. (April 2016). Teacher candidates’ perspectives

on learning to teach students with disabilities. Presentation at SHAPE America national convention,

Minneapolis, MN.


Bailey, J., Teachout, A., Fraietta, L, Jecko, V., & VanShufflin, S. (January 2016). Questions, CFUs, and 

student discourse. Presentation at South Central Zone AAHPERD mini-conference, SUNY Cortland,

Cortland, NY.



2019 Commencement Professional Studies - Gonfalonier

2017 Honors Convocation - Mace Bearer

2016 SUNY Cortland Outstanding Achievement in Faculty Service Award