Erin Centeio Ph.D
Curriculum Research, Development & Evaluation Specialist
Dr. Erin E. Centeio is currently an adjunct faculty member at Wayne State University and an Assistant Professor in Physical Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Erin began her career as a health and physical education teacher, teaching both elementary and secondary physical education and health. Additionally, Erin has ample experience in children physical activity programming both in schools and community settings. In her time that she spent at Wayne State, Erin worked with the Center for Health and Community impact to implement numerous health and physical activity programs into elementary schools across the state. She has been working with the Kids Work It Out program for over six years serving as their lead evaluator and currently is collaborating on program development. Erin is considered an expert in the field of school physical activity as she has over 24 peer reviewed publications and over 70 national and international presentations. Her research focuses on implementing physical activity throughout the school day to improve student outcomes such as academic achievement and social, emotional learning, as well as outcomes related to personal health and wellbeing of students.