News Roundup


Nathan Hartman

Nathan Hartman Recognized as the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year

Nathan Hartman was named the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year for the 2020-2021 academic year in the Reich College of Educatio...

Student Teacher of the Year Finalists

Eight Finalists Named for the Appalachian State University Student Teacher of the Year

Eight student teachers have been named finalists for Appalachian State University’s Student Teacher of the Year Award. They are Hannah Koch, Nathan ...

Graduate Students Honored

Four Reich College of Education Students Recognized by the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies

Four Reich College of Education (RCOE) students were recognized by Appalachian State University’s Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies for ...


Innovation Icon

RCOE Announces Event to Gather Innovative Practices

The Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Response Team is hosting an Innovation Cafe, Monday, April 19 at 3:00 pm. Date: Monday, April 19, 2021T...

Selu Lecture poster

Eighth Annual Selu Lecture is March 24, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Gadugi Partnership (housed in the Reich College of Education), Honors College, and Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home...

Children's Literature Symposium flyer

Virtual Children’s Literature Symposium to Feature Author Meg Medina and Author/Illustrator Lauren Castillo March 24 and 31, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Belk Library, Instructional Materials Center, and the Reich College of Education (RCOE) are hosting the fifth biennia...

At Appalachian

Andrew Koricich

App State higher education professor helps create, co-directs Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges

Exploring and explaining rural-serving higher education institutions and the roles they play regionally across the U.S. is the focus of the Allia...

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Reich College of Education makes five-peat in National Board rankings

App State’s Reich College of Education ranked first in the nation to produce National Board Certified teachers for the fifth consecutive year.Melba ...

Several of Appalachian State University’s online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs — offered through App State Online — have been recognized among the best in the nation for 2021, according to U.S. News & World Report.

US News & World Report names App State Online programs among nation’s best for 2021

National publication U.S. News & World Report has named Appalachian State University to its “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” and “Best On...

In the Media

Tina Weldon

‘Teacher of the Week’ helping English language learners succeed

Congratulations to RCOE alumna Tina Weldon! Recently, WWAY received a ‘Teacher of the Week’ nomination which commended Weldon for g...

Watauga County Schools Teachers of the Year

WCS names Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Appalachian alumni Maura McGlamery '12, Meagan Kingdon '15, Calvin Cole '14, Misty Hyler '96, Lauren Harkey '11, Haleigh Waterman '...

Patty Buckner and Scott Elliot

Parkway Principal Patty Buckner named principal of the year

Congratulations RCOE alumna Patty Buckner! Parkway School Principal Patty Buckner was named Watauga County Schools 2020-21 Principal of the Year ...

Academy at Middle Fork

Allison Wright

Academy Hosts Social Work Intern

Allison Wright, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences’ social work program, has discovered h...

Welcome Back

Academy at Middle Fork opens classrooms most days, continues connections with university virtually

With the option of in-person or virtual learning, most students at App State’s lab school have returned to classrooms four days a week.The Academy a...

Kwame Alexander

Poet Snaps and Author Claps: Award-winning Author and Poet, Kwame Alexander, Reads and Collaborates with the Anderson Reading Clinic Literacy-Cast

Derek Hernandez Evora, a fifth-grader at Appalachian State University’s Academy at Middle Fork began: “It’s time to get started!” Student...