Kathleen Langan Kaminski received her B.S. in Health Education from East Stroudsburg University; her M.Ed. in Health Education from McDaniel College and Ph.D. in Human Development from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Her teaching career started at 13th and Union Elementary School in Reading as a Physical Education teacher. After that she moved into the secondary level at Wyoming Area High School, W. Pittston, as a Health/PE teacher, also coaching girls’ basketball, drill team, majorettes and cheerleading squads. From there she taught at Wilkes College as a P.E. teacher and field hockey coach. The next to last move was to the Chambersburg High School as a Health and PE teacher, girls’ basketball and volleyball coach. Upon moving into the department as chair of health education she taught health education at the high school and then at Faust J.H.S. Her supervisory duties included C.A.M.S. and upper level secondary health education teachers.
She started out at Wilson College as an adjunct and was then hired as assistant professor of education. She was the director of the education programs for 6 years. She teaches Child Development, Cognition and Learning; Adolescent Development, Cognition and Learning; Educational Psychology; and Diversity Perspectives in Education (M.Ed. level).
Kathleen has been on numerous boards in the area such as WIN: Victim Services, CVHS, Family Health Services, Franklin County Teen Pregnancy Coalition and other agencies addressing teen advocacy programs and family issues. She is currently the Treasurer for PA-NAME (National Association for Multi-Cultural Education).