Project Spotlight: Teaching for Equity in Appalachia in Mathematics and Science
Jun 21, 2021

Dr. Tracie Salinas, Director of the Mathematics and Science Center, with Dr. Kavita Mittapalli and Nina de las Alas of MN Associates Inc., shared the ...

History teacher Darren Pelkey, seen here during summer school session, has been named the 2021-22 Elkin Middle School Teacher of the Year and is also being honored as the districtwide Teacher of the Year.  Lisa Michals | The Tribune

Elkin names 2021-22 Teachers of the Year
Jun 21, 2021

Congratulations to alumni Darren Pelkey '06 and Keshia Edwards '12 on their Teacher of the Year awards!...

Wilkes School Superintendent Mark Byrd, left, is presented a plaque for being named School Superintendent of the Year by superintendents of school districts in the Northwest Regional Educational Service Alliance (NWRESA). Presenting the plaque is Dr. Stewart Hobbs, NWRESA executive director.  Photo courtesy of Morgan Mathis/Wilkes County Schools

Byrd named top superintendent in 8-county region
Jun 21, 2021

Congratulations to alum, Mark Byrd '94 '15, on being named the Region Seven Superintendent of the Year!...

Academy Author Visits

Four Award-Winning Children’s Authors and Illustrators Visit with the Academy
Jun 11, 2021

Four award-winning children's authors, Kwame Alexander, Stacy McAnulty, Meg Medina, and Lauren Castillo, visited virtually with Appalachian State Univ...

Lexie All and Hayley Rose

App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21
Jun 11, 2021

Congratulations to education alumnae Lexie All and Hayley Rose on their Fulbright awards! Appalachian State University has been recognized as a t...

James Ford

Courageous Conversations: A Discussion with James Ford and E(race)ing Inequities in NC Public Schools is Thursday, June 10
Jun 7, 2021

The James Center for Student Success and Advising and the Reich College of Education (RCOE) Inclusive Excellence Liaisons Teams present Courageous Con...

Olivia Tarnowski

Alumni Update: Olivia Tarnowski ’18
Jun 7, 2021

Olivia Tarnowski (née Watson), originally from Boone, North Carolina, graduated in 2018 with a B.S. in business and marketing education, with a minor...

Teachers of the Year

Gaston County Schools names top teacher, principal of the year
Jun 7, 2021

Congratulations to alumni Tyler West '11, Brett Buchanan '06, and Maddison Szucs '17!Gaston County Schools’ top teacher, principal and four other sc...

RCOE Faculty and Staff Award Recipients

2021 Reich College of Education Award Recipients Named
Jun 3, 2021

Nine faculty and staff members of Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE), along with the Literacy-Cast faculty, were recen...

Lakin Stanfield

Lakin Stanfield Awarded Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship
Jun 3, 2021

Elementary education major Lakin Stanfield has been awarded the Marilyn F. Grinwis Gray Scholarship from the North Carolina Delta Kappa Gamma Educatio...