Faculty

Butler, Stanley

Butler, Stanley

San Jose State University, School Of Social Work

Associate Professor, Director CHAMP.

Bio:

Dr. Butler received a B.S. degree from Culver-Stockton College , M.Ed. from Northwestern State University and Ed. D. from Texas A&M University . Stan's research interests are in the areas of fitness, equity and diversity in sport and physical activity, and youth education and development through sport and physical activity. Stan has taught courses in the graduate, undergraduate, general education and activity program at SJSU. His areas of specialization include teacher education, fitness, sport activities and African Americans in sport.
Stan is currently served as the President of the African American Faculty and Staff Association of SJSU from 2000 through 2005. In 1994 he received a grant to conduct the first National Youth Sports Program at SJSU and has received continued funding over the past thirteen years to provide opportunities for over 3,000 youth from urban underserved communities to participate in educational, health and fitness and life skills development programs. In 1984 Stan was selected as a distinguished alumnus of his high school and was invited to deliver the graduation commencement address at Bowling Green High-School in Bowling Green , Missouri .
One of Dr. Butler's proudest accomplishments is inspiring underrepresented and underserved children from urban communities to pursue education beyond secondary school through the NYSP Program at SJSU. Since joining the faculty at SJSU and over the past seventeen years, Stan has exceeded $1,000,000 in acquiring external funding to conduct programs aimed at providing educational enrichment and life skills development opportunities for diverse cultural and underserved youth in the urban setting.

E-mail: Stanley.Butler@sjsu.edu
Phone: (408) 924-3044
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Research Intresets:

Areas of fitness, equity and diversity in sport and physical activity, and youth education and development through sport and physical activity.

Areas of Specializations:

Teacher education, fitness, sport activities and African Americans in sport.

Providing educational enrichment and life skills development opportunities for diverse cultural and underserved youth in the urban setting.