In the Media

Lindsay Goins

Goins shares lessons with next generation
Aug 27, 2019

Goins earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a secondary concentration in social studies from Appalachian State in 2008.Seeing the ...

Juli Moore

O.C. STONESTREET: Meet Iredell County's new library director
Aug 27, 2019

Moore graduated with her Master's degree in Library Science in 2014 from Appalachian State.Although her mother was a librarian and she grew up su...

Superintendent Scott Elliott, Mabel Principal Elin Reuben, Green Valley Principal Gordon Prince and Valle Crucis Principal Bonnie Smith.

WCS names three new principals
Aug 20, 2019

Gordan Prince earned his B.S. in middle grades education and Masters in School Administration from Appalachian State University.The Watauga County Boa...

Dr. Leslie McKesson and NC Rep. Hugh Blackwell.

Retired educator appointed to state commission
Aug 20, 2019

Leslie McKesson is a three-time graduate of Appalachian State University and the Reich College of Education: M.A. in Higher Education, Ed.S. in Higher...

Kirsten Cole

Kirsten Cole Awarded $15,000 Counseling Fellowship From NBCC and Affiliates
Aug 8, 2019

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Kirsten Cole, of Blowing Rock, North Caroli...

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Cherokee students to visit Chieftains Museum
May 7, 2019

Dr. Allen Bryant is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and facilitates a partnership with the Cherokee Central Schools.The Ch...

Kari Riddle

Parkway School teacher named WCS Rookie Teacher of the Year
May 7, 2019

Kari Riddle is a 2018 alumna.Parkway School third-grade teacher Kari Riddle was recently named the Watauga County Schools Rookie Teacher of the Year.W...

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Future teachers visit Hickory Public Schools
Apr 30, 2019

Trisha Caviness-Bliss is the Director of the Public School Partnership. Her CI 1010 class visited Hickory Public Schools. More than a dozen stude...


National Science Teachers Association Announces Recipients of its 2019 Teacher Awards Program
Apr 30, 2019

Dr.  David Wiley is a professor in the Curriculum and Instruction department. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) ann...

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Mixed Results on Florida Remedial Education Gamble
Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Hunter Boylan is the director of the National Center of Developmental Education as well as a professor in the Leadership and Educational Studies d...