Public School Partnership

Dr. Betsy Rosenbalm ’01 ’05 ’08, pictured second from right, is App State’s director of the Public School Partnership, a collaborative program between the Reich College of Education (RCOE) and area public schools to improve education. She also serves as regional director of the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP). Pictured with her, from left to right, are App State’s four new teacher support coaches: Ike Smith, Dr. Caroline Beam ’04 ’11 ’14, Maggie Murphy ’08 ’15 and Karen Walker ’94 ’98.

Reich College of Education staff coach Northwestern NC’s new teachers Jul 6, 2022

The first few years of teaching in K–12 schools can be tough — but extra support for the new educators makes a huge difference, said Dr.

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Innovation Expo

Public School Partnership Hosts Innovation Expo Jun 24, 2022

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, the Reich College of Education’s Public School Partnership hosted an Innovation for Equity Expo, which included pre

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Lemonade Stand

RCOE’s Public School Partnership Awards Over $30K in Mini-Grants for the 2021-2022 Academic Year Jun 20, 2022

The Reich College of Education (RCOE) Public School Partnership Mini-Grants Committee awarded $30,770.85 in mini-grants for the 2021-2022... Features, Public School Partnership

First cohort of principal fellows

App State Names First Cohort of Principal Fellows May 24, 2022

Last year, App State was one of six institutions selected by the Principal Fellows Commission through a competitive grant process to be the... Features, School Administration, Public School Partnership

Appvisory group

RCOE Begins AppVisory Board May 23, 2022

This past year, the Reich College of Education (RCOE) began an ... Features, Public School Partnership

Book Group

RCOE and WCS Collaborate on Book Study Apr 26, 2022

This academic year, the Reich College of Education (RCOE) invited faculty and staff members along with the Watauga County Schools (WCS) 2021-22... Features, Public School Partnership

App Ed Reads

App Ed Reads Celebrates Read Across America Mar 22, 2022

The month of March is National Reading Month, which kicks off with a celebration of reading through the National... Features, Public School Partnership, James Center for Student Success and Advising

Literacy Leaders

21 Educators Selected as Literacy Leaders Feb 8, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE) has been selected by the... Features, Public School Partnership, Reading Education

App Ed Club Members with Books

App Ed Reads to Area PK-5 Students Jan 18, 2022

Once again this past fall, the Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) App... Features, Public School Partnership, James Center for Student Success and Advising

Join the RCOE for a Discussion with P-12 Education Leaders Featuring the AppAdvisory Board on January 24, 2022 Jan 14, 2022

In collaboration with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, the Reich College of Education (RCOE) is hosting “A Discussion wi

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Watauga County Teachers and Principal of the Year being recognized on field

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education and Watauga County Schools Receive $6,000 Gift from the Sun Belt Conference Nov 22, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE) and Watauga County Schools (WCS) received a $6,000 gift from the Sun Belt C

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Mountaineer Readers on the Jumbo Tron

Mountaineer Readers Celebrated at App State Football Game on November 13 Nov 22, 2021

Mountaineer Readers were recognized for their reading achievements during Appalachian State University’s Education Day football game on Satu

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Venera Perdebevna Arzimbetov, an English teacher of 17 years in the country of Uzbekistan, shared her culture with students at Hibriten High School on Friday.

Teacher exchange program enlightens students Nov 16, 2021

An “exchange teacher” program has brought teachers from all over the world to local schools, where they shared their culture with stud

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