Birth-Kindergarten Program Ranked Most Affordable

most affordableThe undergraduate and fully online Birth-Kindergarten Program at WCU has been ranked as the #1 most affordable online early childhood degree program by OnlineU.org. To see the whole listing visit: https://www.onlineu.org/most-affordable-colleges/early-childhood-education-degrees?utm_source=IMAP&utm_medium=email.

Jamaican Students Present Papers

jstudentsTwo students in the Master’s Degree Program in Supervision in Montego Bay, Jamaica, presented a session at the annual meeting of COPIS (Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision) October 13 at the University of Maine, Orono. Judith Moore’s presented “Instructional Effectiveness: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Teaching and Learning in Jamaica.” Audley Gyles presented “Educational Reform in Jamaica: Leveraging Supervision to Transform Jamaican Education.” The session was facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Jorissen, retired Associate Professor of Educational Leadership.

STL Grad Student Featured in Science Journal

NSTABetty Jo Moore, a current middle grades education graduate student with a STEM concentration, will be featured in the November/December 2018 “member spotlight” in the National Science Teacher Associateion (NSTA) Science Scope Journal. Moore is in 11th year of teaching science and currently teaches at the Wiley Magnet Middle School in Winston-Salem, NC.

NC-ACTE Honors Dr. Carpenter

Dale CarpenterThe North Carolina Association for Colleges and Teacher Educators honored teacher education game changers at their annual fall forum. Dr. Dale Carpenter, special education faculty member and former CEAP Dean, was recognized as an education game changer. Thank you Dr. Carpenter for all that you have done for teacher education in North Carolina!

Gov. Cooper Appoints Hinnant-Crawford

Brandi Hinnant-CrawfordGov. Roy Cooper has appointed Dr. Brandi Hinnant-Crawford to the North Carolina Interagency Coordinating Council for Children from Birth to Five with Disabilities and Their Families. Hinnant-Crawford is an assistant professor of educational leadership and co-chair of the CEAP Diversity Committee. Cooper said, “I’m grateful that these skilled North Carolinians will share their expertise with our state by serving on these key boards and commissions.”

Stanley, Hinnant-Crawford, Gulley Accepted into FICE

CF Logo LARGEDrs. Darrius Stanley, Brandi Hinnant-Crawford and Yancey Gulley were accepted into the Faculty Institute on Community Engagement (FICE) as 2018-2019 cohort members. The intention of FICE is to bring together a group of faculty members to deeply, intentionally, and thoughtfully study the concepts of community engagement and service learning