Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Renee Christensen

Associate Professor
Division of Fitness, Wellness and Sport

Renee ChristensenOffice: 1004
Phone: (815) 921-3815


  • United States Sports Academy (M.S.  Fitness Management, 1989)
  • Millikin University (B.S.   Physical Education, 1987)



  • Teacher Certification: Physical Education  K-12 (State of Illinois Board of Education)
  • Teacher Certification: Secondary Education (State of Illinois Board of Education)
  • Health/Fitness Instructor (American College of Sports Medicine)
  • First Aid, CPR and AED Instructor (American Red Cross)
  • RAD Self Defense Instructor (RAD Self Defense Inc.)

Professional Interest Areas

  • Physical Education Teacher Education
  • Fitness/Wellness Education
  • Outdoor and Adventure Education


Courses Most Typically Taught

  • Physical Education for the Elementary School Teacher
  • Introduction to Teaching Physical Education
  • American Red Cross:  First Aid and General Safety
  • Cardio Kickboxing
  • Aerobic Conditioning

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Illinois Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance