In the Media

Catina Chestnut

Alumna Catina Chestnut Named Principal of of the New Moss Street Partnership School
May 1, 2018

Former Moss Street Elementary principal Catina Chestnut will be returning to her old school in the fall.UNCG announced Friday that Chestnut will be pr...

The Girls’ Club poses for a picture at The Local during a post-work brainstorming session. Pictured clockwise from top left: Haley Childers, Audrey Gurkin, Meghan McCandless, Ellen Gwin Burnette and Heather Brandon.

Girls’ Club
Mar 30, 2018

Reich College of Education Communications Liaison, Heather Brandon, is also a columnist for local magazine, All About Women. Her latest column focuses...

Watauga Schools Announce Teachers of the Year

Watauga Schools Announce Teachers of the Year
Mar 26, 2018

Watauga County Schools named its 2018-19 teachers of the year — one from each school in the district — after they were selected by their peers.The...

Teachers are now being asked to punch time clocks.

Teachers are now being asked to punch time clocks. What does that mean for their profession?
Mar 19, 2018

This opinion piece was written by Appalachian doctoral student, Chris Gilbert. Gilbert is a former high school English teacher and avid writer. His wo...

Anna McGeenamed elementary curriculum director

Alumna Anna McGee Named Stokes County Schools Elementary Curriculum Director
Mar 19, 2018

Stokes County Schools announced Anna McGee has been chosen as the new elementary curriculum director. McGee began in Stokes County as an elementa...

Jim Brooks in the classroom

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Podcast: The Joy is in the Teaching featuring Alumnus Jim Brooks, NBCT
Jan 17, 2018

Jim Brooks, NBCT from North Carolina, finds joy in helping students make connections. Something he loves most about his career is each year is a chanc...

Judy Mays at Desk

Appalachian State University Alumna, Judy Mays, Retires After 48 Years of Service
Sep 26, 2017

A fixture at Mendenhall Middle School for 48 years, Judy Mays truly understands what it means to teach.Mays earned a bachelor’s degree in business a...