Alumni Update

Hakanson named top teacher May 17, 2024

Charleston County School District (CCSD) staff members surprised North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School (NCCAES) teacher McKenna Hakanson on May 9 with the announcement that she has... In the Media, Alumni Update, Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, Elementary Education

Cara Buckwell

Alumni Update: Cara Buckwell ’19 Apr 23, 2024

Cara Buckwell, originally from Concord, North Carolina, graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in building sciences with a concentration in construction management... Features, Alumni Update, Teacher Education

Caroline McKaughan hooded by Dr. Jennifer McGee

Alumni Update: Dr. Caroline McKaughan ’23 Mar 19, 2024

Dr. Caroline McKaughan, from Kernersville, North Carolina, graduated from Appalachian State University with an Ed. D.

Features, Alumni Update, Department of Leadership and Educational Studies, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership
Gadugi Event

SAIM Hosts Alumna, Tori Hunt ’21 on Wednesday, March 6 Feb 27, 2024

The App State Student American Indian Movement (SAIM) and the Gadugi Partnership celebrate Women’s History Month with an event entitled Navi

Events, Alumni Update, Biology Education, Inclusive Excellence
App State alumni who are National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) serve on a panel at the Jan. 27 National Board Support Workshop for NBCT candidates in App State’s Public School Partnership.

App State alumni lead the nation in earning teaching’s top credential Feb 13, 2024

Appalachian State University is known nationally as an established leader in teacher education — a fact supported by the university’s

At Appalachian, Public School Partnership, Teacher Education, Alumni Update

Spears is regional principal of the year Jan 24, 2024

Beckie Spears, in her fourth year as principal at Wilkesboro Elementary School, was recently named the Wells Fargo Northwest Region Principal of... In the Media, Alumni Update, School Administration, Department of Media, Career Studies, and Leadership Development

NC Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced Jan 24, 2024

Nine North Carolina educators have been named regional Teachers of the Year in recognition of their outstanding leadership and excellence in... Alumni Update, In the Media, Teacher Education

Under the Sea: One N.C. educator’s month of deep sea exploration Jan 24, 2024

Hunt – a former earth and environmental science and physical science teacher at Concord High School in Cabarrus County– spent the enti

In the Media, Alumni Update, Chemistry Education, James Center for Student Success and Advising
Rhododendron in front of App State sign

Rhododendron Society Awards: 2024 Call for Nominations Jan 23, 2024

Do you know an outstanding educator? We want to celebrate their accomplishments!

Features, Alumni Update

NCCAT 2024 Empower NC Beginning Teacher of the Year Finalists announced Jan 16, 2024

Twenty-seven teachers from across North Carolina have been selected as finalists for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (... Alumni Update, In the Media

FEATURED Mountain City Elementary names Teachers of the Year Jan 16, 2024

Mountain City Elementary is pleased to announce its “Teachers of the Year” for the school year, 2024-2025.  Representing grades P

In the Media, Alumni Update