Student Clubs and Organizations

Appalachian Educators

Jan Stanley, Advisor -

Purpose: This club is open to all education majors. We sponsor service events and provide professional development and leadership opportunities.


Collegiate Middle Level Association

Laurie Ramirez, Advisor -

Purpose: To better the advancement and recognition of middle grade educators. Click here for links to important Middle Grades Resources and Organizations.


Chi Sigma Iota

Glenda Johnson, Advisor -

Purpose: To promote scholarship, research, professionalism, and excellence in counseling.


Highland Association for Education of Young Children

Rhonda Russell, Advisor -

Purpose: To increase awareness of the need to work for knowledge and understanding of children in NC.


Prospective Teachers of Mathematics Association (PTMA)

Betty Long, Advisor -

Purpose: To promote awareness for the mathematics teaching profession.


Kappa Delta Pi

Lisa Gross, Advisor -
Lisa Poling, Advisor -

Purpose: National Honorary Education Fraternity. To promote a closer bond among students of Education and to form a more intimate fellowship with those dedicated to the cause of teaching as a profession.


Marriage and Family Therapy

For more information, contact Jon Winek -


North Carolina Association for Career and Technical Education (NCACTE)

The North Carolina Association for Career Technical Education (NCACTE) is the professional organization for North Carolina Educators associated with Career-Technical Education.



Students who have completed 6 semester hours of expressive arts coursework with a 3.5 grade point average are eligible to be inducted into Orchesis, the expressive arts honor society which sponsors activities throughout the year. Click here for more information.


Student Council for Exceptional Children

Sharon Richter, Advisor -
Ellie Hoffman, Advisor -

Purpose: To promote programs and service projects and to prepare future leaders in the education of exceptional children and youth.