Literacy Education

App State partners with Mebane Charitable Foundation to improve literacy in the High Country and Catawba Valley
Mar 4, 2024

The Mebane Charitable Foundation has donated $100,000 to Appalachian State University to fund the expansion of reading assistance services for K–3 s...

Agee Awarded Scholarship in Go Teach Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Dec 12, 2023

App State graduate student Celia Agee, a pole vaulter on the Mountaineers' track and field team, has been awarded a $12,500 tuition award through...

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2023 Children’s Literature Symposium Brings the Heart of Children’s Literature to the High Country
Jun 23, 2023

The sixth biennial Children’s Literature Symposium returned to Appalachian State University’s campus on April 1, 2023. Hosted by App State’s Uni...

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App State honors 14 students, faculty and staff at inaugural Awards of Distinction ceremony
May 24, 2023

Congratulations to RCOE faculty - Dave Koppenhaver, Bill Gummerson, and Matthew Thomas-Reid - and RCOE middle grades alum, Christian Martin '23!Appala...

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Dr. David Koppenhaver Retires After 19 Years at Appalachian State University
May 8, 2023

Dr. David Koppenhaver, professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, is retiring after 19 years of working in the Reich Coll...

Children's Literature Symposium

2023 Children’s Literature Symposium returns April 1
Mar 6, 2023

The sixth biennial Children’s Literature Symposium is returning to Appalachian State University on April 1. This year’s event features award-winni...

Watauga County Schools Professional Development Day

RCOE Faculty Lead Professional Development for Watauga County Schools Teachers
Feb 28, 2023

Both in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, Dr. Kindel Nash, associate professor and Spangler Distinguished Professor of Early ...