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Peter Prescott

Health & Physical Education Faculty/Fitness Center Director/Wellness Center Director


Peter Prescott teaches in the Health and Physical Education, Outdoor Recreation LeadershipHealth and Wellness BAS and Allied Health programs and has been at Bellevue College for over 20 years.  He is the primary guide for all Outdoor Recreation Leadership Adventures and seemingly countless Wellness Center adventures. Peter received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington, and his Master’s in Sports and Exercise Leadership with a focus on Education from Seattle Pacific University. He has certified affiliations with Wilderness Medical Institute, American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education, Leave No Trace Master Educator and a member of the Washington State Wellness Advisory Board.

His “Introduction to Healthcare Safety” class prepares students with life skills in emergency response and helps them understand the role of emergency medical system and how they as healthcare providers and citizens can respond with confidence when others may need them the most.  Successful students finish the course with a 2-year certification in American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support and AHA First Aid as well as lifetime certificates in Blood Borne pathogens and Workplace Violence.