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William Carleton

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William Carleton

Doctor of Education in Higher Education, Full Professor of Kinesiology, Kinesiology Pedagogy and Fitness


Wellness Center Office #129


office phone: (210) 829-3966

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    The University of the Incarnate Word (1980-present)

    Division Chair for Human Performance 1981-1917

    Kinesiology Pedagogy and Fitness 1980-present

    Oklahoma State University EdD 1980

    Oklahoma State University Graduate Assistant for Teaching 1977-1980

    Indiana University MS Physical Education 1973

    Unified School District 428 Great Bend KS 1971-1977

    Chair Department of Physical Education 1972-1977

    K-6 Physical Education Teacher and High School Coach

     US Marine Corps 1966-1971

    Rank: Captain

    Helicopter Pilot and Instructor Pilot

    Vietnam Veteran

    Phillips University, Enid OK 1965 BS Physical Education

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    Carleton, W (podium) Left behind the proficiency barrier: strategies for successful motor development, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance,   33rd Annual Summer Conference, San Marcos, TX, July 16-18, 2017.


    Carleton, W, Henrich, T, Soukup, G, Bowyer, G, and Lynch, T. Utilizing inclusion instructional methods to promote student motivation and success in the movement environment, Journal of Research and Contemporary Issues in Human Kinetics and Health Education, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2016.

  • Professional Memberships
    1. Society of Health and Physical Educators
    2. Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance   
  • Awards and Accomplishments

    The University of the Incarnate Word

    Tenured 1986 and Promoted to Full Professor 1999

    Moody Professor for Outstanding Teaching & Scholarship 2001/2002

    Sr. Charles Marie Frank Leadership Award School of Nursing & Health Professions 2002

    Presidential Teaching Award 2007

    Robert J. Connelly Faculty Leadership Award 2012-2013

    The United States Marines

    Air Medal w/#38

    Combat Action Ribbon

    Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm

    Meritorious Unit Citation

    Vietnam Campaign Medal w/device

    Vietnam Service Medal w/3

    National Defense Service Medal

    Aviation Safety Award