Jose H Gonzalez, Ed.D.

My name is Jose, I am an Experiential Educator and a SUP Instructor Trainer.  As you will see in this blog, my passion are: education, technology, stand up paddleboarding, management and fitness.  I look forward to sharing my knowledge as well as learning from you.  Cheers!


  • 28 years of experience teaching in the outdoors (sailing, sea kayaking, rock-climbing, and outdoor skills).
  • 12 years of experience working for Outward Bound.
  • 14 years of Higher Education teaching experience, face-to-face and online.
  • 10 years of experience in Canopy tour and Aerial Adventure Parks
  • Entrepreneurship experience- Started Aire Libre and Endurance Staffing.
  • 10 years of ex PPE perience managing Outdoor and Recreation Programs.
  • US Coast Guard licensed Captain (50 Tons, with sail endorsement).
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer.
  • ACA Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor Trainer.

My full resume is located here:

My dissertation abstract is located here: Teachers knowledge of ELSOB Dissertation Abstract

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