Kathleen Healy, MA


Teaching Specialist
Co-coordinator, Developmental/Adapted physical education program

Areas of Interest

Developmental/Adapted physical education program (DAPE)

Kathleen Healy has been teaching Adapted Physical Education teacher for over twenty years. She has taught Developmental Adapted Physical Education in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has been involved in Special Olympics as a coach and specializes in adapted aquatics.

CEHD Administration,School of Kinesiology

Cooke Hall Room 101
1900 Univeristy Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Fax: 612-625-1061


  • M.Ed., Education, Hamline University, 2009,
  • Adapted Physical Education, University of Wisconsin, 1990,
  • B.S., Health and Physical Education, Illinois State University, 1975

Professional experience

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

  • Adjunct Professor, School of Kinesiology, 2008-2009

Minneapolis Public Schools

  • District Program Facilitator for Special Education-Autism, 2008-present
  • Developmental Adapted Physical Education Teacher and District Program Facilitator, 1999-2008

Our Lady of Grace School, Edina, MN

  • Physical Education Teacher, 1996-2001

Pulaski School District, Pulaski, WI

  • Developmental Adapted Physical Education Teacher and Special Olympics Coordinator and Coach, 1980-1988

Regis High School, Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Physical Education Teacher, Swimming, Gymnastics, and Golf Coach, 1976-1980

New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL

  • Physical Education Teacher, Swimming Coach, 1975-1976


  • St.Viator - Sacred Heart of Mary High School – Athletic Hall of Fame – Swimming
  • Illinois State University – Varsity Swimming Letter 1971-75 

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