SUTEP Grant Winners Announced

CEAP Conceptual Framework

CEAP Conceptual FrameworkSchool University Teacher Education Partnership (SUTEP) Grants support initiatives that will enhance partnerships between WCU and our regional schools. The awards of up to $2500 per project have been announced for the 2015-2016 year. Award winners are from every department in CEAP, other departments and units across campus, eight school districts, and other regional entities.

2015-2016 SUTEP Grant Funded Projects

Beginning Principal Support: Intentional Efforts to Grow Effective School Leaders
Jan King & John Bryant– Henderson County Schools
Brett Wilson – Burke County Schools
Ann Allen – WCU CEAP

Collaborative School-Based Partnership to Enhance Community Response to Children and Youth Exposed to Violence
Nathan Roth, Clinic Director – WCU CEAP
Sue Fowler – Violence-Sexual Assault Alliance, Inc.
Lynn Carlson – Haywood County Psychological Services
Scott Muse – Children and Youth Exposed to Violence Program Coordinator

Co-Teaching Model Pilot Study for Implementation: Phases Two and Three
Chena Flood, Lori Caudle, Sarah Meltzer, & Myra Watson – WCU CEAP
Jonathon Valley ES & Tuscola HS, Haywood County Schools

Enhancement of School Music Program with Assistance from Pre-Service Student Instructors
Sarah Hall – Blue Ridge Early College, Jackson County Schools
Preservice Teachers, Music Education

Implementing a Sustainable Library: A WCU and School of Alternatives
Elizabeth Skene – WCU Library
Mae Claxton – WCU Arts and Sciences
Laura Cruz – WCU Coulter Faculty Commons
Kris Reis – Jackson CS

Mathematical Selfies: A Look at Students and Teachers Visualizing Mathematics
Axelle Faughn & Kathy Jaqua – WCU Arts and Sciences
Preservice Teachers – Mathematics Education

Mountain People, Mountain Lives: A Student Led Oral History Project
Elizabeth McRae, Alex Macaulay – WCU Arts and Sciences
Heidi Buchanan – WCU Library
Pam Shuler & Jake Buchanan – Smoky Mountain HS, Jackson County Schools

North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, and Sport Management (NCAAHPERD) 67th Annual State Convention and 1st Annual Student Majors Symposium
Sarah Lowell – WCU CEAP
Preservice Teahers – Health & Physical Education

North Carolina Wildlife
Amanda Clapp – Smoky Mountain HS, Jackson County Schools
Ron Davis – WCU Arts and Sciences

Pathway Partners: Alumni Mentoring for P-K Educators in Western North Carolina
Michael Despeaux, Linda Aiken, & Delphia Birchfield – SCC
Alumni of the CEAP BK Program, working in Jackson, Macon & Swain Counties

Pilot Project to Promote K-12 Science Education and Local Competitive STEM Programs
Bill Yang – WCU Kimmel School
Preservice Science Teachers – WCU CEAP Middle & Secondary Science
Ray Crawford – Jackson CS

Supporting Middle Level Education Majors with Professional Development Experiences
Holly Pinter – WCU CEAP
Preservice Teachers – WCU CEAP Middle Level Education

WCU Kid’s Inquiry Conference
Patricia Bricker – WCU CEAP
Carmen Huffman – WCU Arts and Sciences
Donalyn Small – Buncombe CS
Erin Tipton – Yancy CS