Dr. Cindy A. Cavanaugh is currently an Associate Professor in Physical Education, Teacher Certification at Limestone College. She holds an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education from the University of Georgia, an MS in Physical Education from Utah State University, and a BS in Health in and Physical Education from Western Illinois University.
At Limestone, Dr. Cavanaugh teaches methods courses in both physical education and health, exceptional child, foundations of physical education, and activity and skill courses. Her responsibilities include preparation and supervision of students who want to become physical education teachers (K-12). She has received the Fullerton Award for Excellence in Teaching twice during her tenure at Limestone.
Dr. Cavanaugh is a member of SHAPE-America, South Carolina Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and Kappa Delta Pi. She serves on that Area 12 Council of Special Olympics and is a volunteer for First Tee, a program that teaches kids values through golf.
Dr. Karen Gainey, Limestone’s Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs, notes that “Dr. Cavanaugh has been an energizing force behind prospective teachers, equipping them with all the skills and knowledge they will use as classroom teachers. Her professionalism and good humor is a wonderful example to them.” Limestone’s President, Dr. Walt Griffin, says “Dr. Cavanaugh has been a tremendous asset to Limestone and has almost singlehandedly revived our Physical Education teacher preparation program. “