College of Education News

February 2014

ASU Student Teachers Dinner

Elizabeth, '80 and John,'76 Bumgarner hosted a dinner for the ASU student teachers of Davie County in their home on February 18, 2014. The ASU student teachers for their county all reside in the Mebane House in Mocksville, NC. Elizabeth, also a graduate of the Reich College of Education, is a teacher mentor for the Davie County School System and a member of the Reich College of Education's Advancement Board. The Bumgarners are loyal alumni and even have an ASU room in their home! They... [more]

December 2013

Appalachian State University on UNC-TV

Classroom laughter, community service, and a beautiful setting for which to study. These are three things that have helped Appalachian State University earn a ranking among the Princeton Review's best colleges in the Southeast. Rick Sullivan's tour of the University of North Carolina system continues with a trip to Boone... [more]

NCATE Invitation to Third Party Testimony

The Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in March 2014. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the EPP (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member,... [more]

Appalachian State University has been recognized as a top college for teacher education

The College Database Identifies Top Colleges for Teacher Education San Francisco, Calif., (December 9, 2013) -- The College Database - the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data - has named its top colleges in the state for teacher education. The new list entitled "Top Colleges in North Carolina: Shaping the Next Generation," highlights the post-secondary institutions in the state that produced the most education graduates during the... [more]

Student Thank You

Dr. Lee Baruth received the following email from a former student: Hi Dr. Baruth! I wanted to email you and tell you THANK YOU! I don't know if you remember me. I graduated from the Community program in 1999 and received my School Certification in 2000. You were my internship supervisor and encouraged me to consider adding the School program. Obviously, you were very convincing, and I just wanted to tell you thank you. Your advice meant so much to me as a student, and I appreciate now that you... [more]

November 2013

App State College of Education Campaign Spot

See the new campaign spot for the Reich College of Education: [more]

October 2013

Alum Thank you

To my professors, I hope you all remember me (I graduated May 2012 and am in my second year of teaching). I just wanted to thank you all so much for my education and how well you prepared me to teach special education. To the Dean, I just wanted you to know how much I appreciate the quality of education I received at Appalachian State and the wonderful professors who were my role models and prepared me so well. Another special needs teacher at my school (a non ASU graduate) asked me the other... [more]

Karen Davis - Hawk Creek Elementary

Congratulations to Karen Davis! The fourth grade teacher at Haw Creek Elementary is a "Thanks to Teachers" winner. [more]

3rd Annual Walk/Run/Roll

Charles R. Duke Race: Making Strides For Families Saturday, October 26 Greenway Trail – Clawson-Burnley Park 231 Complex Dr. Boone, NC, 28607 On-site registration & packet pickup 8:30am 10k starts 9:00am - $30 ($35 day of race) 5k starts 9:30am - $20 ($25 day of race) 1 mile fun walk/roll/dog jog starts 10:00am $5 or $15 with T-shirt ($5 day of race/no T-shirt) WHY SHOULD YOU RUN/WALK/ROLL? HELP US SUPPORT MORE LOCAL FAMILIES! Parent to Parent FSN-HC has helped families in the High... [more]

July 2013

Rhododendron Honor Awarded

This year's prestigious Rhododendron honor was awarded to Dr. Garrett D. Hinshaw '90, '94, Mrs. E. Gail Lentz Ford '73, '79 and Mr. Ronald R. Beane '59, '74, '82. [more]
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