RCOE Mathematics Clinic

Appalachian State University is the first university in the University of North Carolina System, and one of a few in the nation, to establish a mathematics clinic as part of its special education teacher preparation. Initial funding provided through the Chancellor’s Innovation Grant (read more). 

Led by the following faculty: 

  • Dr. Lindsay Griendling, assistant professor of special education; 
  • Dr. Chrystal Dean, professor of mathematics education; and
  • Dr. Kelly Clark, assistant professor of special education. 

The Reich College of Education Mathematics Clinic provides effective instruction for struggling students as well as practice-based experiences for teacher education majors.


The RCOE Mathematics Clinic serves Watauga County K-2 students who have disabilities or who struggle with mathematics.

One-on-one instruction is provided Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm OR 4:30 pm to 5:20 pm on App State’s campus in the RCOE Room 127

Would you like your students to participate? Contact rcoemathlab@appstate.edu for more information or complete the interest form.

App State Students

The RCOE Mathematics Clinic provides practice-based experiences for App State special education teacher candidates to work directly with students who have disabilities or who struggle with mathematics. The teacher candidates are trained to deliver data-based, individualized instruction based on each child’s specific strengths and needs.