Faculty & Staff Profiles

Darren K. Avrit, M.S. (2003)
College of Education and Organizational Leadership (CEOL)
Education Department
Assistant Professor of Education

M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.S.,California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Darren K. Avrit, a 16 year veteran of teaching. His main focus has been in physical education but his passion is in teaching for learning outcomes. He has taught at every level of education from pre-K through college and has been a presenter at numerous conferences and workshops across the state and nation. He began his career with the San Luis Coastal Unified School District as an elementary physical education specialist. He taught elementary physical education for 6 years during which time he was honored by the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (CAHPERD) as “Physical Education Teacher of the Year” for California (2001). He switched roles the next year and began teaching Junior High school for the Orcutt School District, teaching 7th and 8th grade physical education and health. After his second year, he had the opportunity to teach a summer course for the University of La Verne at their Central Coast Campus Site. He was subsequently offered a permanent position with the University and today is an assistant professor and the assistant Chair for the Liberal Studies Program. He teaches the physical education, health, and senior seminar courses. Darren is very involved in the CAHPERD organization and currently holds the Treasurer position.

Contact Information:
Phone: (805) 542-9690
Campus Location:
Central Coast Campus

University Mailing Address
& Main Phone Number:

University of La Verne
1950 3rd Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-3511
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College of Law
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