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Connolly, Mary

Mary Connolly
Senior Faculty
Program Chair, Health/Family and Consumer Science
Bridgewater State University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Academic Focus

Health Education

Community Involvement
  • SHAPE America committee to revise the National Health Education Teacher Education Standards
  • SHAPE America committee to collect and provide skills based resources to the field
Courses Taught

EHE 620 - Curriculum Implementation in the Health Classroom

EHE 713 - Assessing Health Literacy

EHE 714 - Assessment in the Health Classroom


C.A.G.S. - Bridgewater State University

M.Ed. - Bridgewater State University

B.S. - Bridgewater State University

Professional Credentials

  • Health Education, all levels
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

"Children have to be healthy to learn and learn to be healthy." Pat Cooper

Professional Experience
  • Silver Lake Regional Schools, professional development    
  • Curry College
  • Plymouth Public Schools
Awards & Recognitions
  • Skills-Based Health Education, Jones & Bartlett
  • Appropriate Practices in Health Education (SHAPE America)
Research & Publications

Skills-Based Health Education, Jones & Bartlett
Appropriate Practices in Health Education (SHAPE America)

Selected Presentations
  • American School Health, national conference (2015)
  • SHAPE America, national conference (2015)
  • Health Education Teacher Education/ Physical Education Teacher Education (HETE/PETE),  national conference (2015)
  • Massachusetts Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance(MAHPERD), state conference (2015)
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • SHAPE America
  • American School Health Association
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Massachusetts Association of Health Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance