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Rhododendron Society Awards: 2019 Call for Nominations

Nominate an outstanding educator for the Reich College of Education Rhododendron Society Award!B. B. Dougherty displayed great energy and vision in 18...

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RCOE Awards: Nominate an OUTSTANDING Faculty or Staff Member

Nominate an outstanding faculty or staff member for an RCOE Award.Making NominationsAny student, faculty member, or staff member may make nominations....

Trisha Caviness-Bliss ‘03 ‘05

Trisha Caviness-Bliss ‘03 ‘05 Named Director of the Reich College of Education’s Public School Partnership

Trisha Caviness-Bliss ‘03 ‘05 has been named director of the Public School Partnership (PSP), a collaborative program between Appalachian State Un...


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Cookies with Your Career Counselor: Spring 2019 Dates

Did you know that the Reich College of Education has a Career Counselor for students?Meet Maureen Cathey, Career Counselor for Education, and learn ab...

What will you learn by exploring new places and meeting new people?

International Student Teaching: Information Sessions for Fall 2019 Placements

If you want to teach, first think globally!What will you learn by exploring new places and meeting new people? Fall 2019 International Stude...

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Reich College of Education's Commencement Fall 2018 Ceremony is Saturday, December 15

Reich College of Education welcomes graduates, familiesandguests for Fall 2018 Commencement:Date:  Saturday, December 15, 2018Time: 2:0...

At Appalachian

Alana Patterson '18, Biology, Secondary Education. Photo submitted

Three TEAMS: Noyce Scholars are the first to complete a year of teaching

After graduating last May, Alana Paterson, Biology, Secondary Education; Chris McCollum, Physics, Secondary Education and Chris Kolischak, Middle Grad...

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Pritzker Fellow to collaborate with community on development of early childhood programs

Appalachian State University alumna Crystal Kelly ’00 ’09, who holds a master’s degree in social work, has been selected to direct efforts to bu...

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Lauren Boop ’12 joins 2018–19 National Humanities Center Teacher Advisory Council

Appalachian State University alumna Lauren Boop ’12 is one of 15 members appointed to the National Humanities Center’s 2018–19 Teacher Advi...

Academy at Middle Fork

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Academy at Middle Fork Update: January 2019

Students and staff at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork spent the week before winter break building school culture and reconnect...

Mountaineer Readers Celebrated at Appalachian Football Game on September 29. Photo by Heather Brandon

Mountaineer Readers Celebrated at Appalachian Football Game on September 29

Mountaineer Readers were recognized for their reading achievements during Appalachian State University’s Education Day football game on Saturday, Se...

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Appalachian’s Chancellor Everts engages with students, shares books at Middle Fork Academy

Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts engaged with the university’s youngest students to date when she visited the Appalachian State ...

In the Media

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ASU Ranks No. 1 For Highest Number of NBPTS-Certified Alumni

For the third consecutive year, Appalachian State University has topped the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ list of “Top 50 Al...

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The Melanie Childers Story: Hospital Chaplain Celebrates 20th Year of Service

We all have preconceptions in life. Predetermined ideas of what is right and wrong based on our own upbringing, faith or lack of it, and individual li...

Talk about hands-on learning! AMS students teaching ASU visitors how to chop wood on a dreary Saturday.

Collaborating Across Communities

At most schools, learning hits the brakes on the weekends. Not the case at the Arthur Morgan School. This past Saturday students from Appala...