Covington Who's Who Selects Dr. Jose E. Betancourt-Rosario as an Honored Member of the Executive and Professional Registry

Top Quote The selection recognizes Dr. Jose E. Betancourt-Rosario's commitment to excellence in Higher Education. End Quote
  • San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR (1888PressRelease) September 25, 2015 - Dr. Jose E. Betancourt-Rosario, Associate Professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, has been selected as an Honored Member of the Covington Who's Who Executive and Professional Registry.

    After completing his Master's Degree, Jose E. Betancourt-Rosario began his professional career with American University in Bayamon, Puerto Rico in 2001. Serving as a Lecturer in physical education courses for undergraduate students, he remained in position until 2004. Leaving the university to become an Associate Professor at the University of Puerto Rico at their Rio Piedras Campus, Dr. Betancourt-Rosario teaches for the University Elementary Laboratory School and Undergraduates, he has enjoyed over 10 years of success in teaching lessons to strengthen balance, coordination, agility, and motor skills development through various activities with students. He supervises and evaluates undergraduate students' clinical teaching experiences, verifying that their performance is meeting the required competencies for teaching. He has also developed and facilitated the physical education and physical and music education curriculum, and has created instructional programs for regular and special education students.

    "It is my goal to continue to positively influence on the youth of Puerto Rico while sharing my personal knowledge and research experience with the rest of the world in order to contribute to global education," Dr. Betancourt-Rosario noted.

    The discipline and consistency that Dr. Betancourt-Rosario developed throughout his life proves that nothing in life happens without personal effort and by working towards one's goals. By making a difference on the youth in his country, by instilling values and dreams of success, he hopes to propel them in the right direction in life.

    The co-author of his first book, which was published in 2013, 'De Sparta a Londres-Historias de Éxito y Superación', Dr. Betancourt-Rosario also authored three journal articles to the NALS Journal-International Association of Laboratory and University Affiliated School and the International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports.

    Mr. Betancourt-Rosario holds a BS in Health, Fitness Education, and Sports Medicine from Syracuse University since 1986, an MA in Physical Education from Interamerican University of Puerto Rico at San German Campus since 2000, and an EdD in Educational Administration with a Specialization in Special Education Programs from Interamerican University of Puerto Rico at Metropolitan Campus since 2005. He is a Certified Sports Ethics Master, is certified in AdvancED Team Member Training, and is certified in Assisted Technology. He is a former member of International Association of Laboratory and University Affiliated Schools, Puerto Rico Physical Education and Recreation Association, and the Puerto Rican Olympic Committee, and the former president of High Performance Athlete Association of Puerto Rico. He also served as a presenter for numerous organizations, including the International Association of Laboratory and University Affiliated School, International Society of Music Education, and Foro Latinoamericano de Educacion Musical. Dr. Betancourt-Rosario also earned numerous awards, including the Humacao Sports Hall of Fame by the City of Humacao in 2008, a Distinguished Athlete and Education Recognition Award by the University of Puerto Rico Alumni Association in 2008, and a Gold Medal Award for his outstanding athletic career by United World Wrestling in 2010.

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