Child Development

Watauga County Childcare Study Data Released Apr 18, 2024

The Watauga Economic Development Commission and the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the results of a comprehensive study of the childcare landscape in Watauga County. ... In the Media, Child Development, Department of Child Development, Literacy, and Special Education

Chancellor’s Grant Funds Partnership To Create Local Food Network With County's Early Childhood Learning Centers Apr 17, 2024

Preschool children across Watauga County may soon be tasting vegetables like leafy swiss chard and bell peppers grown by local farmers thanks to a 2024 App State ... At Appalachian, Child Development, Lucy Brock Child Development Program, Department of Child Development, Literacy, and Special Education

ACT Conference

The Association for Constructivist Teaching Conference is October 21-22, 2023 Oct 10, 2023

The annual Association for Constructivist Teaching (ACT) conference will be held on Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22, 2023, on the... Events, Child Development

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... In the Media, Lucy Brock Child Development Program, Child Development

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... In the Media, Alumni Update, Child Development

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 ... At Appalachian, Child Development