Project Discovery students head to Colorado for Bike Across America adventure

Shields Appointed Middle School Principal

ShieldsJeremy Shields, Cohort 4 Ed.D. candidate, has been appointed Principal of Crest Middle School in Cleveland County. A National Board Certified Social Studies Teacher, Jeremy earned his BA in Political Science at UNC and his MSA at WCU in 2011. Jeremy transitions into the principalship after serving as assistant principal at Kings Mountain HS and Crest HS.

Teacher Education Programs Granted Continuing Accreditation

Educational Leadership Faculty Participate in Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

EdD at CPEDThe Educational Leadership faculty traveled to Portland, Oregon to attend a CPED (Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate) convening. WCU faculty led workshops on improvement science, helping to introduce CIGs on improvement science and social justice, and presenting our unique, re-designed EdD program as a model for other CPED members. CPED is a consortium of over 80 colleges and schools of education that critically examines the doctorate in education with the intentional effort of strengthening the EdD.

Alumnus Rash Wins UNC Teaching Award, Featured on Foundation Website

Student wins Jay Carrigan Scholarship