whitaker-165x210Keri Whitaker

Lecturer in Health & Physical Fitness

Keri was born and raised in Orange County, CA. She holds a Bachelors degree in liberal studies and a CA Teaching Credential. She taught at the elementary school level for 7 years in grades K–4. In the meantime, Keri earned a Masters degree in Educational Counseling and a Pupil Personnel Services Credential. She then went on to a career in counseling at her alma mater, Villa Park High School. Keri maintained involvement in the local community coaching sports, playing in soccer leagues, and running 10K’s and the L.A. Marathon.

Keri now lives in Corona with her husband Mark and two young daughters, Ranae and Terra, and enjoys having her whole family nearby. She enjoys running daily with her sister and preparing for their next racing adventure. Keri and her family can usually be found swimming in the backyard pool, riding bikes to the park, or getting ready for a camping trip with friends. She also enjoys a weekly Bible study and reading a good book. Most of all, Keri treasures the time with her daughters and watching her three nephews and niece excel in their sports and in life. She now looks forward to working with the students at Providence to help them reach goals and fulfill their dreams through athletics and living a healthy, active life.

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