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Quality Teacher Education

At Appalachian, an institution that was founded in 1899 for the preparation of teachers, we believe quality teacher education programs can be recognized through several characteristics.

Learn more about how teacher education at Appalachian State University reflects these quality indicators.

Off-Campus Education

North CarolinaAppalachian delivers courses online and to over 50 off-campus undergraduate and graduate cohorts at various locations in western North Carolina.

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College of Education News

August Spotlight: Christy Welch '02

Christy Welch '02 dreamed of becoming a school counselor. After receiving her Bachelor's degree from Wingate University in 2000 in Psychology, she applied to Appalachian State University. "When I looked up the Professional School Counseling Program at Appalachian State, I learned that it was one of... [more]

Faculty and Staff Build Partnership with University in Ethiopia

A group of Appalachian State University faculty and staff including Vachel Miller, Susan Musilli and Kate Johnson (ACT Office), representing the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, traveled to Bahir Dar, Ethiopia in May of this year to work with the faculty and staff at Bahir Dar University... [more]

Tess Riedl Retires

Tess Riedl, Administrative Support Specialist for the Reading Education and Special Education (RESE) Department at the Reich College of Education, has retired after over 24 years of dedicated service to the University. Riedl supported the Department Chair, performed a variety of administrative... [more]

RCOE Alumnus Awarded Alamance Community College "Faculty Member of the Year"

Alamance Community College has awarded John Neathery the W. Ronald McCarter Excellence in Teaching Award. Neathery, a Sociology Instructor, holds an Education Specialist (Ed.S.) post-graduate degree in Higher Education Teaching from Appalachian State University. His innovative teaching style... [more]
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