College of Education News

October 2014

Dr. Jennifer McGee Spotlighted by NCARE

October 15, 2014  Dr. Jennifer McGee, an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was spotlighted this month by the North Carolina Association for Research in Education (NCARE). Dr. McGee discussed her experiences with research, offering tips and lessons learned.   "I think for me, the biggest lesson I’ve learned is that you can never be too thorough or too prepared. I’ve collected data both as a researcher and as a student and I’ve also played around with... [more]

Fall 2014 College of Education Newsletter

Ocotber 15, 2014  The fall 2014 Reich College of Education newsletter is now available. Click the newsletter cover below to read more about our amazing students, faculty, and staff.    [more]

2014 College of Education GameDay

October 15, 2014     [more]

September 2014

Summer 2014 Achievements for FCS

Faculty, staff, and students in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences had a very productive summer. Follow this link to a slideshow that highlights the contributions of the Apparel, Design, and Child Development faculty and students, along with the exciting new collaboration between Lucy Brock Child Development Laboratory Program and the Watauga County Public Schools at Parkway Elementary. [more]

August 2014

Iredell-Statesville Leadership Retreat Held August 7-8

Teachers and principals from the Iredell-Statesville school system attended the "Reach Just a Little Bit Higher Leadership Retreat" in the Reich College of Education on August 7-8th. Out of the 100 attendees, 27 were Appalachian State alumni and 7 had two degrees from the College.           [more]

#RCOEYoselfie Social Media Contest to Begin August 15th

Beginning Friday, August 15th, Reich College of Education students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate in our first social media contest. The contest will last until August 25th. There are three simple steps to enter: Take a selfie anywhere in the Reich College of Education. Be creative and feel free to use props! Upload your photo on Instagram or Twitter. Tag your photo using #RCOEYoselfie. We may repost your photos on our Twitter, Instagram or Facebook accounts. Don't have... [more]

RCOE Student Sends Books to India

Katrina (Kate) Frey, a Family and Consumer Science major at Appalachian State University, was selected to participate in the International Student Teaching Program for the fall 2014 semester.  She will travel to Chittor, India where she will complete five of the 12 weeks of required student teaching. During her pre-travel research of Appalachian's partner school located in Chittor, India, Frey learned the school was in dire need of children’s books for the school’s library. Frey took up... [more]

Three Graduate Certificates Added to the RCOE

The Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University announced the addition of three new graduate certificate programs. The three programs include a graduate certificate in Middle and Secondary Teaching, a graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and a graduate certificate in School Leadership. The Graduate Certificate in Middle and Secondary Teaching is an 18 to 21 credit-hour accelerated teacher licensure program that leads its completers to both an initial teaching... [more]

Framing Crucial Conversations in Education Conference

The Reich College of Education's Department of Leadership and Educational Studies along with the Public School Partnership are hosting a conference this week. The conference, "Framing Crucial Conversations in Educational Leadership" will allow participants to network with other educators and to enjoy several engaging sessions over the three days. Session one will prepare educators to handle change and diversity within their workplace. Day two will help participants think in new ways about how... [more]

July 2014

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 the best programs in the United States," says Welch. "I went to several interviews at other universities, but the one at Appalachian felt like home and I was excited to start." Welch graduated from... [more]
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