Welcome to the Reich College of Education Students page. Here, prospective and current students will find the information they need to become quality educators:

Prospective Students

Discover the Reich College of Education:

  • Apply to Appalachian
  • Explore undergraduate and graduate programs 
  • Learn about distance education opportunities.

Current Students

Find resources designed to help you make the most of your time at Appalachian:

  • Apply to the Reich College of Education
  • Consider our Accelerated Admission opportunities (earn both your Appalachian bachelor's and master's in teacher education)
  • Explore scholarships
  • Complete licensure and certification requirements
  • Find important forms and testing information

James Center for Appalachian Educators

The mission of the James Center for Appalachian Educators is to recruit, support, and retain teacher education majors during their tenure at Appalachian to ensure success in the classroom. The James Center coordinates many college events as well as campus visits and tours:

  • Prospective student visits
  • Freshman Preview Day
  • Residential Learning communities

Career Services

Connect with the Reich College of Education career consultant, Maureen Cathey, for help with the following:

  • Major Exploration
  • Career Exploration
  • Resume & Cover Letter Development/Critiques
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Internships and Part-Time Jobs
  • Professional Presence Preparation
  • and more!

Transition to Teaching

It is never too late to become an educator. Whether you have just graduated from a four-year college or graduated some time ago, the Appalachian Transition to Teaching Program (ATTP) provides assistance for those seeking "Alternative Teacher Licensure."