Dr. Victor Ramsey is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at York College, The City University of New York School of Health Sciences. He is formerly a Curriculum and Training Specialist within the NYCDOE Office of School Wellness Programs, where he served for three decades. In this capacity, Dr. Ramsey was responsible for supporting his team with developing training designs and curriculum review and development.
Vic is a former middle school health and physical education teacher, dean, assistant principal, and Regional Director for Fitness and Wellness at the former NYCDOE Region 9 where he supported over 200 schools. Victor currently serves as a Board Member of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) and an active member of the Recruitment and Retention Task Force for SHAPE America. He is also a Board Member of The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYSAHPERD) and immediate past president of the Equity, Equity Diversity, and Inclusiveness Section NYSAHPERD.
Victor received his Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching in Physical Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, his Masters in Pediatric Adaptive Physical Education from Manhattan College, his School Supervision and District Administrator Degree from Brooklyn College, and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education from York College of the City University of New York. His scholarly research investigates the attitude and physical activity patterns of middle school girls, Social Justice in Physical Education and Cultural Responsive Teaching and Learning in Physical Education. He is the author of several articles relevant to health and physical education, and conducts peer review articles for the American Education Research Association (AERA) Special Interest Group 93- Physical Education Instruction, and SHAPE America.
Victor is currently co-authoring a book titled “Culturally Responsive Physical Education: Inspiring Lifelong Wellness by Promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.”