Literacy Education

Kindel Turner Nash

Nash Awarded the Early Literacy Teacher Educator of the Year Award
Dec 2, 2022

Dr. Kindel Turner Nash, the Spangler Distinguished Professor of Early Childhood Literacy in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education,...

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Golden LEAF Scholarship Recipient Reflects on Her Time at App State
Nov 29, 2022

Elementary education major Sydney McKeaver, from Siloam, North Carolina, recently shared the impact that being a Golden LEAF Scholarship recipient has...

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RCOE Funds Eight Scholarship Support Program Projects
Nov 11, 2022

This past summer, the Reich College of Education (RCOE) funded eight projects to support faculty and staff on research and creative projects through t...

2 App State faculty recognized for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Oct 31, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. David Koppenhaver, professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, on receiving the Chancello...

Dave Koppenhaver

Koppenhaver co-authors book on Social and Dialogic Thinking and Learning in Special Education
May 13, 2022

Dr. David Koppenhaver, professor of reading in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education (RESE), has co-authored the book Social and D...

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C.D. Spangler Foundation’s $2M gift funds literacy professorship at App State
Feb 18, 2022

A $2 million gift from the C.D. Spangler Foundation has established the Spangler Distinguished Professorship of Early Child Literacy at Appalachian St...

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21 Educators Selected as Literacy Leaders
Feb 8, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE) has been selected by the UNC System to serve as a Literacy Innovation Leader (LIL)....

Drs. Shuai  Zhang and Scott Elliott

Zhang is honored with the Servant's Heart Award from WCS
Jan 12, 2022

Dr. Shuai Zhang, a research assistant professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education, has been honored with the Servant’s He...