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Council for the Accreditation of Educator PreparationAt  Appalachian, an institution that was founded in 1899 for the preparation of teachers, we believe in quality teacher education programs. The Reich College of Education is accreditated by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

 

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Latest News

September Alumni Spotlight, Martha Trimble

Meet Martha Trimble, Martha is our September Alumni Spotlight and current teacher in the nearby city of Blowing Rock, where she teaches 4th grade...

September Faculty Spotlight, Devery Ward

Meet Devery Ward, Devery is an Associate Professor of Reading Education in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education. In addition...

Sarah Marie James Receives Rural Scholarship From the NBCC Foundation

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a $5,000 2016 NBCC Foundation rural sc...

Dr. Melba Spooner named dean of the Reich College of Education

Melba Spooner, Ed.D, has been appointed the newest dean of the Reich College of Education. She made the move to Boone from Charlotte, NC where sh...