Grants & Awards

External Grants


Dianne BarberCINorth Carolina Community College System (NCCCS)ABSPD/NCCCS Registration Contract$407,295.00
Karen CaldwellHPCDHHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET)$417,472.00
Kaaren HayesRESEVaya HealthVaya Health $10,947.00
Kaaren HayesRESE Valle Country FairParent to Parent $4,000.00
Kaaren HayesRESE University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSupporting Families with Children who have Special Needs$12,725.00
Kaaren HayesRESE The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc.Parent to Parent: Request for Avery County $4,000.00
Kaaren HayesRESE United Way of High CountryParent-to-Parent FSN Program Support$1,191.00 
Kaaren HayesRESE Blue Ridge Partnership for ChildrenSupport to Families who have Children with Special Needs$20,320.00 


Karen BroomeRCOEU.S. Department of EdProLEAs 17-18 (Exceptional Children Regional Consultant)$237,579.00
Dianne BarberCINorth Carolina Community College System (NCCCS)ABSPD/NCCCS Registration Contract$83,095.00
Kaaren HayesRESE UNC-CH School of Social WorkState Appropriations FSN 2016-2017$2,788.00
Kaaren HayesRESE Rumple Memorial Presbyterian ChurchSydney Powell Fund for Infants and Children who are Medically Fragile$1,500.00
Kaaren HayesRESE The Health Foundation, Inc.Spooky Duke$9,000.00
Kaaren HayesRESESmoky Mountain Center for Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse ServicesSmoky Mountain$10,947.00
Kaaren HayesRESEThe High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc.Request for Avery County$3,000.00
Vachel MillerLESUSAID Research & Exchanges Board (IREX)Kurdistan Leadership Training Project$18,573.00
Andrea Watson AndersonLucy BrockNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Adult Care Food ProgramLucy Brock Child Development Food Program$9,911.74
Andrea Watson AndersonLucy BrockNCDHHS Division of Child DevelopmentLucy Brock CDLP Collaborative with Watauga County Schools$84,980.00
Christina Marie RosenHPCDHHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)Clinical Mental Health Counseling Interns Providing Behavioral Health Services for Children, Adolescents, and Transitional Age Youth in Rural Appalachian Communities$285,560.00



Eric GroceOutstanding Teaching AwardRCOECI2017
Jeff GoodmanOutstanding Professor (RCOE)Faculty/Staff Appreciation AwardsCI2016-2017
Leslie BradburyAppalachian State University Campus Teaching Excellence AwardAppalachian State UniversityCI2017
Lisa PolingOutstanding Service AwardRCOECI2017
Tracy SmithBoard of Governors Award for Excellence in TeachingUNC Board of GovernorsCI2017
Dominique HammondsCreativity and Innovations in Counseling AwardNorth Carolina Counseling AssociationHPC2017
Brandy BrysonOutstanding Scholarship/Creative Achievement AwardRCOELES2017
Hunter BoylanConference Appreciation Award (for service in planning and participating)National Association for Developmental Education's (NADE)LES2017
Paul WallaceAppalachian Innovation Scholars Program (AISP)Appalachian State University (Chancellor's Office)LES2017
Aftynne CheekAward for Innovative Use of Technology in a Thesis/Master's Production or DissertationUNCG Graduate SchoolRESE2016
Brooke HardinGraduate Student Service AwardCratis D. Williams Graduate School (Appalachian)RESE2016-2017
Brooke HardinOutstanding Adjunct or Instructor/Clinical Faculty AwardRCOERESE2017
Brooke HardinRonald and Kathie Zigli Research AwardCratis D. Williams Graduate School (Appalachian)RESE2016-2017
Cate SmithResearch Article of the YearCouncil for Exceptional Children's (CEC) Technology and Media Division (TAM)RESE2017
Darrell MorrisDistinguished Graduate Faculty AwardCratis D. Williams Graduate School (Appalachian)RESE2016-2017
Dave Koppenhaver100 Scholars Research AwardCratis D. Williams Graduate School (Appalachian)RESE2016-2017
Dave KoppenhaverOutstanding Mentoring AwardRCOERESE2017
Anna WardAppalachian Innovation Scholars Program (AISP)Appalachian State University (Chancellor's Office)SDAP2017