Secondary Education

Physical Education Teaching Credential

CSUN offers the California Preliminary Single-Subject Physical Education Credential. This authorizes the teaching of Physical Education at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Please refer to the CTC website for details on the examination requirements for this credential.

Program Pathways


Kinesiology/Physical Education Faculty

Belinda Stillwell

Associate Professor
(818) 677-3253

Belinda Stillwell has taught department courses in the undergraduate Kinesiology/Physical Education option and credential program courses in the College of Education. She taught high school physical education and coached swimming, water polo, and field hockey. Her research has focused on working with individuals who are afraid in water. She has worked at CSUN since 2003 as a full-time faculty member and serves as the current subject matter coordinator in Physical Education.

For more information about CSUN’s Physical Education-credential program, contact Belinda Stillwell at