The RCOE Response Team will be helping to coordinate the implementation of the Task Force recommendations, while also continuing conversations about emerging issues we need to consider, as the pandemic evolves. This group consists of:


  • Betsy Rosenbalm (Office of the Dean - Director of Public School Partnership)
  • Vachel Miller (Doctoral Program)


  • Andrea Anderson (Dept. of Family and Child Studies & Director of Lucy Brock)
  • Elizabeth Bellows (Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction & Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow)
  • Beth Campbell (Chair of Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction)
  • Amy Cheney (Director of Digital Teaching and Learning)
  • Lynn Church (Office of the Dean - Budget Officer) 
  • Jason DeHart (Dept. of Reading Education and Special Education)
  • Tammie Gelderman (Office of the Dean - Building Manager) 
  • Monica Lambert (Associate Dean)
  • Terry McClannon (Associate Dean)
  • Amy Milsom (Chair of Dept. of Human Development and Psychological Counseling)
  • Tonya Moore (Dept. of Reading Education and Special Education) 
  • Hannah Reeder (Director of Clinical Education)
  • Shawn Ricks (Chair of Dept. of Leadership and Educational Studies)
  • Tracie Salinas (Director of the Mathematics and Science Education Center)
  • Rebekah Saylors (Office of the Dean - Director of Communications)
  • Ike Smith (Director of James Center for Student Success and Advising)
  • Amie Snow (Director of Curriculum and Instruction Academy at Middle Fork)
  • Amaris Torres (Undergraduate student)
  • Rachel Wilson (Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction)

App State coronavirus information

Visit the App State COVID-19 Information website for the latest official updates from the university.

Continuity in the time of COVID-19

Visit the Continuity in the time of COVID-19 website for the latest official updates and guidelines from the university.

Daily Health Checks and Reporting COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 Daily Health Check

Daily health checks required for all students, faculty and staff. 

In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services public health guidance, App State requires students, faculty and staff to administer a daily health check each day before leaving your residence hall or coming to campus, as applicable.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 10 students, faculty and staff will be expected to self-administer a daily health check for COVID-19 symptoms before coming to campus via a new tool developed and maintained by the university’s Information Technology Services. Details and instructions for use will be emailed to campus and added to the Continuity in the time of COVID-19 site.

Reporting COVID-19 Cases
You can self-report this information to Environmental Health, Safety and Emergency Management in either of two ways:

Refer symptomatic students to Health Services.