Betty Etier, M.S.
Department of Teacher Education and Kinesiology
Master of Science, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, North Texas University
Bachelor of Science, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, North Texas University
Certification (48 hrs.), State Requirement to Teach Business, University of Texas at Austin
TEACHING AND RESEARCH
Teaching and Research Interests & Areas of Specialization:
Areas of certification by the State of Texas include: Business Education, Biology, Health, and Physical Education.
Author of two textbooks.
Activities and Achievements:
United States Ambassador, Women in Sports Delegation to the Republic of Cuba. Served as delegate representing the United States.
National Level: Inducted in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Hall of Fame
Charter member and President of the NAIA Alumni
Past President of the NAIA FARA
First recipient of the Wally Schwartz Award for the FAR of the Year Award
Member: National Eligibility Committee, Gender Equity Committee, Constitution and Bylaw Committee
Past 3-term member of the Council of FAR
Past Chair of the A. O. Duer Scholarship Selection Committee (8 years).
Regional Level: Region VI Eligibility Chair
Member of the Regional Evaluation Team
Expanded Campus Visits to prospective NAIA members
Red River Athletic Conference Level: Eligibility Chair
University Level: Twice recognized by The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church for exemplary teaching at a United Methodist-related institution of higher education,
Twice the recipient of the President’s Faculty Achievement Award,
Qualified HT for the NAIA Champions of Character Program Center.
Community and Professional Service:
Ex-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Microelectronic Computer Courseware, Inc,.
EISD “You Make the Difference Award”
Ex-EISD School Board Member
Courses Taught at HT:
Foundations of Kinesiology
Structural Organization of Physical Education
Dimensions of Health and Wellness
Adapted Physical Education
Principles of Officiating
Special Topics A: Current Issues in Sport
Special Topics B: African Americans in Sport
College 101: The HTU Experience
Academic Advising Area:
Kinesiology, Freshmen, Undecided and Transfer students