Carrie Sampson-Moore serves as the Director of Physical Education for MIT implementing an activity and health and wellness curriculum for over 4000 undergraduate students annually to complete the 4 course or 8 point General Institute Requirement.
In her role as Director of Physical Education, she is entrusted with taking the strategic direction and vision for physical education from concept to reality by providing leadership and development, curricular guidance, and facilitation and management of MIT’s comprehensive Physical Education program. Sampson-Moore’s daily responsibilities include the oversight and management of budgets, technical registration systems, instructor class assignments, facility reservations, and faculty/staff evaluation and teaching.
In her work at MIT, Sampson-Moore works closely with the Registrar’s Office, the Office of Undergraduate Advising and Academic Programming and MIT Medical – Center for Health Promotion and Wellness to develop Health Education to curriculum for students. Additionally, she works with the faculty/coaches and various academic departments and student life units to collaboratively develop joint credit/point opportunities for students.
Internally, Sampson-Moore actively serves on the senior management team, DAPER Board, and Faculty Council as management representative. She also represents DAPER on two intradepartmental committees: Division of Student Life /Division of Undergraduate Education Joint Venture Committee and is a member of the DSL Leadership Consortium.
Prior to becoming the Director of Physical Education at MIT, Sampson-Moore was the Program Director for Recreational Sports at the Institute from 2002-2005. Before coming to Boston she served as the Program and Event Director at Miami University in Ohio (1994-2002), and Assistant Director of the Aquatic Program at University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (1991-1994). Sampson-Moore has held dual roles as an instructor and administrator at all three Institutions. Sampson-Moore completed her BA in physical education and MS in kinesiology: sport management with a minor in sport psychology and coaching from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus. She participated on a national level crew team while in college.
Sampson-Moore is a member of American Alliance Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) and the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)