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Gina McNeese



Horace Mann Gym



Joined Northwest in 1994



  • M.S. Physical Education
  • B.S. Physical Education and Health

Courses Taught

  • Health and P.E. Methods K-9
  • Creative Movement K-4 and K-9
  • Secondary Health Methods
  • Gymnastics I
  • Swimming I
  • Lifetime Wellness Lecture
  • Lifetime Wellness Lab
  • Motor Development
  • Horace Mann Lab School K-6 Physical Education Observation/Practicum

Academic Interests

  • Research and Grant opportunities involving youth health and fitness as well as creative teaching techniques and Brain Based Learning and Movement Techniques.

Scholarly Activity

  • Multiple presentations on Game/Movement and Brain development and Motor skill acquisition in children as well as presentations on Health concepts and Health game activities for K-12. Present locally and at State – Central District and National Conventions.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Lead students in practicum experiences at Horace Mann and at schools in the surrounding area.
  • Conduct CPR/First Aid/Lifeguard Training and Water Safety workshops for participants from Missouri, Iowa and Northwest Missouri State University


  • Teach multiple church youth groups and involved in community improvement and building projects.
  • Leader in summer youth programs and  swimming lessons and community clean-up projects