Weiler Awarded NCASLD Grant

Jess WeilerJessica Weiler, assistant professor of educational leadership, has been awarded a grant for over $400,000 by the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD).  The grant project, titled Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS), will last from 2016 to 2018.

Hinnant-Crawford Publishes Two Articles

Brandi Hinnant-CrawfordBrandi Hinnant-Crawford, assistant professor of educational research, published two articles in the Journal of Multicultural Education. The articles are “Culture as mediator: Co-regulation, self-regulation, and middle school mathematics achievement” and “Increasing access: The application of multicultural education to STEM.” Both are part of a special issue: PreK-12 Teaching, Matriculation, and Identity Formation in STEM.

Clark named Teacher of the Year for Macon County Schools

Sullivan named Teacher of the Year for Reynolds District in Buncombe

Buchanan Earns National Employment Support Certification

Susan Buchanana CESPSusan Buchanan, UP Program, has earned Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certification. This certification, recognized by the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst, helps her work with individuals with disabilities to find and maintain inclusive competitive employment opportunities.

Old Cullowhee Canoe Slalom Registration Opens