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Building International Community through Online Technologies with Dr. Patrick O'Shea

Building International Community through Online Technologies with Dr. Patrick O'Shea
May 15, 2018

Barbara Howard, Terry McClannan and Patrick O'Shea presented a poster at the Technological Innovation in Digital Education (TIDE) symposium in Ma...

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Robin Moeller, Associate Professor of Library Science at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, as the next Member Editor for its open source, peer-reviewed research journal, the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA).

Moeller to serve as YALSA’s research journal editor
May 14, 2018

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Robin Moeller, Associate Professor of Library Science at Appalachian State Universit...

Blowing Rock School’s Terri Hodges Named Watauga County Schools District-Wide Teacher of the Year

Blowing Rock School’s Terri Hodges Named Watauga County Schools District-Wide Teacher of the Year
May 14, 2018

Blowing Rock School’s Terri Hodges was named Watauga County Schools district-wide Teacher of the Year in a surprise ceremony held Friday m...

Alumna Megan LeFevers named Gaston County Schools’ Assistant Principal of the Year

Alumna Megan LeFevers Named Gaston County Schools’ Assistant Principal of the Year
May 14, 2018

Four Gaston public school teachers and administrators have been honored as the school system’s most outstanding educators for 2018-2019.The educator...

he Caldwell County Board of Education has unanimously selected Dr. Donald W. Phipps as the next superintendent for Caldwell County Schools.

New Superintendent Chosen for Caldwell County Schools
May 10, 2018

The Caldwell County Board of Education has unanimously selected Dr. Donald W. Phipps as the next superintendent for Caldwell County Schools. Dr. Phipp...

CMHC Student, Jenna D. Willis Awarded $11,000 Counseling Fellowship From NBCC and Affiliates

CMHC Student, Jenna D. Willis Awarded $11,000 Counseling Fellowship From NBCC and Affiliates
May 4, 2018

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Jenna D. Willis, of Hatteras, North Carolin...

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...