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Ishonte' Allar

Ishonte' Allar

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Position
Instructor
College
College of Arts and Sciences
Field
Education
"I believe that in the education field, we have many opportunities to contribute to our students’ dimensions of wellness, not just in the intellectual realm. I encourage my students to continue to evolve after our time together and to be leaders in their respective fields."

Education

  • PhD, Coaching and Teaching Studies

    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States, 2015

  • MPH, Public Health

    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States, 2013

  • MA, Secondary Education

    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States, 2009

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Biography

Dr. Ishonté Allar resides in West Virginia with her husband, two sons, three dogs, and a plethora of plants. A lifelong learner and educator, she has taught all ages, including Pre-K through adult, in both face-to-face and online formats. In her local community, she has served as a preschool teacher, middle school educator, and sports coach. Additionally, she has run before/after school programs and summer camps for students in grades K-5. She has spent many summers as a mentor and faculty member for high school students in the Health Sciences and Technology Academy, which is a mentoring program that helps underrepresented high school students enter and succeed in STEM-based undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Some of the research, publications, and presentations that Dr. Allar has contributed include:

  • The Perceived Impact of I am Moving, I am Learning on Physical Activity and Family Involvement: A Preliminary Investigation
  • Involving Families and Communities in CSPAP Development Using Asset Mapping
  • Using I am Moving, I am Learning to Increase Quality Instruction in Head Start Classrooms
  • Asset Mapping: A tool to Enhance your CSPAP Efforts
  • Addressing Inclusion in Higher Education Physical Activity Programs
  • Feasibility Study of Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs in Appalachian Communities: The McDowell CHOICES Project
  • Impact evaluation of I am Moving, I am Learning using the RE-AIM Framework
  • Is BOKS (Building Our Kids’ Success) Right for Your School?
  • Effective Supervision and Feedback Provision
  • Asset mapping in rural Appalachia: Connecting schools, families, and communities
  • Mapping Physical Activity Assets in McDowell County, West Virginia

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