Child Development

Club officers Kenyon Wills, Caitlyn Moore, and Abby Rowsey present the check to Lucy Brock's director, Dr. Andrea Anderson.

Child Advocacy Club Donates to Lucy Brock
Jun 23, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Child Advocacy Club chose the Lucy Brock Child Development Laboratory Program last fall as the recipient of their fun...

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Leonard G. Herring Family Foundation to Fund Comprehensive Wilkes County Childcare Study
Jun 20, 2022

Dr. Pamela Shue, associate professor in the Department of Family and Child Studies, and a team of Appalachian State University graduate students are p...

From left to right: Paula Hicks, Christian Cook, Abigail Swanger, Moriah Stegall, Julia Sisbarro, Caroline Phillips, Brandie Peede, Alex Neofotis, April Rominger, Carrie Hagaman and Elizabeth Hutelymer.

Eight local early childhood education programs receive accreditation
May 9, 2022

Eight local early childhood care and education programs received recognition for providing a higher standard of quality care to young children in Wata...

Orange County Schools afterschool program. Photo courtesy of N.C. Center for Afterschool Programs.

After school: The work of the heart
Nov 2, 2021

Emily Neff '14 graduated with her degree in child development and now works as a director of youth development for W.A.M.Y.'s after-school programs. R...

Kaitlyn Helton

App State transfer student has a ‘Head Start’ on her career
Jan 28, 2021

Kaitlyn Helton is an instructional support associate in McDowell County’s Head Start program — and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in chi...