Professor, received her Ed.D. from Montana State University. On campus she is the Director of Advising, is a member of the Quality of Student Life and Learning Committee, and serves on other college committees. She is the Northwest District representative to the American Association of Leisure and Recreation. Her special interests include using her expertise in first aid as a volunteer for the American Red Cross and the Big Sky Ski Patrol.
Courses Taught: Techniques of Basic Skills in Physical Education, Methods and Techniques of Teaching Fall/Spring Activities, Methods of Teaching Elementary Physical Education, Water Safety Instructor, Responding to Emergencies, Lifeguard Training, Swim Conditioning, and Introduction to Wellness.
Associate Professor, earned her doctorate at the University of Northern Colorado. Her special interests include community health education, health promotion, neurogenesis and physical activity, and yoga. Off campus she works with the Helena Healthy Community Coalition and is a search and rescue volunteer.
Courses Taught: Sports Nutrition & Conditioning, Foundations of Health & Physical Education, Field Experience in Health & Physical Education, Introduction to Community Health, Comprehensive School Health Program, Psychological Aspects of Human Movement, Internship, and Senior Seminar.
Kim Erica Schleicher is a 500 hour Registered Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. She is the Director of Programs for the Feathered Pipe Foundation and teaches weekly classes at the Dancing Lotus Center in Helena. She graduated from Utah State University with a BS in Forest Biology and worked for the Forest Service in Utah and Montana. She recently completed the Yoga of Awareness for Cancer training at Duke Medical Center. Kim has been practicing yoga for most of her life and continues her studies of yoga on and off the mat. Her desire to teach yoga was inspired by the transformative potential of yoga she found as a student and she continues to embrace both the simplicity and mystery of the practice. Her website is www.yogabeyonda.com.