Cara Buckwell

Alumni Update: Cara Buckwell ’19
Apr 23, 2024

Cara Buckwell, originally from Concord, North Carolina, graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in building sciences wi...

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...

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 202...

Fredrica Higgs

Fredrica Higgs Receives Zigli Research Award
Apr 16, 2024

Doctoral student Fredrica V. Higgs was awarded the Zigli Research Award from the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies at the 2024 Awards Cere...

Ashley Carpenter

Dr. Ashley Carpenter Is App State’s First Spencer Foundation Grant Recipient
Apr 16, 2024

Dr. Ashley Carpenter, assistant professor of higher education in the Department of Counseling, Family Therapy, and Higher Education, is Appalachian St...

Education Peer Ambassadors standing around a sign

Meet the Spring 2024 Education Peer Ambassadors
Apr 9, 2024

The Education Peer Ambassador Program is a unique leadership opportunity for students of undergraduate teacher education programs at Appalachian State...

The ETL team pictured with school administrator and leaders who attended a summer convening session to learn more about supporting teachers in the self-directed learning process.

Grantee Spotlight
Apr 9, 2024

Empowering Teacher Learning (ETL) focuses on shifting the way teachers engage with professional learning to maintain licensure in rural, western ...

County partnerships hold key to teacher recruitment and retention, new report finds
Mar 25, 2024

North Carolina schools are working to build a more solid pipeline of teachers. From calling for more financial incentives to training people making ca...

Caroline McKaughan hooded by Dr. Jennifer McGee

Alumni Update: Dr. Caroline McKaughan ’23
Mar 19, 2024

Dr. Caroline McKaughan, from Kernersville, North Carolina, graduated from Appalachian State University with an Ed. D. in educational leadership with a...