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App State partners with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to prepare equity-focused school leaders
Nov 23, 2021

Appalachian State University has partnered with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) as part of a five-year, $102 million initiative to...

 Macey Barnes

ADPi’s Macey Barnes crowned Top of the Rock
Nov 23, 2021

Congratulations to elementary education major, Macey Barnes on being named Top of the Rock! 

When Macey Barnes first arrived at App State four years ago, she was an...

LEFT: Allen Bryant; RIGHT: Anya Walsh

App State professor highlights importance of Native American history
Nov 23, 2021

A professor is sharing positive stories about Native American history for students in Appalachia.

Allen Bryant, associate professor in the Reich College of Education, said as director of...

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App State One of Six Institutions Awarded the UNC System North Carolina Principal Fellow Program Grant
Jul 14, 2021

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Appalachian State University is one of six institutions selected by the University of North Carolina System to be the recipients of recurring...

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Green Continues Her Partnership in Burundi
Jul 14, 2021

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In February 2020, Dr. Connie Green, professor emeritus in the Reich College of Education’s Department of Reading Education and Special Education...

High school students learning Chinese dance movements during a cultural workshop.

STARTALK — an immersion in Chinese language and culture for high school students
Jun 28, 2021

At Appalachian

High school students have the opportunity to embark on a virtual journey to Beijing and learn about Chinese language and culture through...

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Inaugural cohort of Latinx leaders selected for new Education Equity Fellowship
Jun 28, 2021

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Congratulations to doctoral candidate María Hofman Hernandez on being selected for the first cohort of the LatinxEd Fellowship! With...

Audra and Chris Loftin own Sweet Grown Alabama Farms in Tanner. Audra Loftin is “Teacher of the Year” at Columbia Elementary School. CONTRIBUTED

As ‘Teacher of the Year,’ Audra Loftin lets students know music is their own
Jun 28, 2021

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Congratulations to alumna Audra Loftin '98 on being named Teacher of the Year!

Lori Dillard

Alumni Update: Lori Dillard ’06 ’14
Jun 23, 2021

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Lori Dillard (née Waddell), originally from Laurel Springs, North Carolina, graduated in 2006 with a...

Choir (re)-Imagined: Project Appalachian Youth Chorale

Young voices harmonize amid COVID-19 during grant-supported Appalachian Youth Chorale
Jun 21, 2021

At Appalachian

Congratulations to education alumni and students Brandon Winbush ’17, Kaitlyn Moore ’20, Miranda Tedder '21, and Malcolm Vaughn on...

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

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

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

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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

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