Bricker Selected for WLiA

BrickerDr. Patricia Bricker, Assistant Director and Associate Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning,  has been selected for the 2017-18 WCU Women’s Leadership in Action (WLiA) program fellowship.

Blair Publishes Chapter

bookcoverDr. Eleanor Blair, Associate Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, has published a chapter in: “Transformative Teacher Leadership in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and the United States: Potentiality and Possibility in Curriculum Making and School Reform Efforts.”  Teaching, learning and leading in twenty-first- century schools in both the Caribbean and in the United States require the adoption of transformative practices that have the intent of redefining the parameters of educational leadership in contested public spheres to include a commitment to critical thought and social justice as key components of curriculum development.

Drs. Frick, Thompson and Curtis Publish Article

WCU SealCounseling faculty members, Drs. Melodie Frick, Heather Thompson and Russ Curtis have published an article in The Journal of Counselor Education and Supervision. The article, Using Films to Increase Cultural Competence in Working with LGBTQ Clients, can be viewed in its entirety here:

Phipps Publishes Book

Phipps BookDr. Maurice Phipps, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Human Services has published his first book, Outdoor Instruction:Teaching and Learning Concepts for Outdoor Instructors. For more information please visit:


Scales and Colleagues Publish Article

RoyascalesDr. Roya Scales, Associate Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, and colleagues published an article titled, Envisioning Our Practice: Examining and Interpreting Pedagogical Visions of Four Early Career Teacher Educators in the New Educator. Read the article here:

Dr. Curtis Featured on Podcasts

Russ CurtisDr. Russ Curtis, Professor of Counseling was recently interviewed by The Thoughtful Counselor on integrated care. The interviews became podcasts for practitioners in counseling. They can be accessed at the links below.


Integrated Care – Part 1: Foundations, Effectiveness, and Predictions for the Future with Russ Curtis

Integrated Care – Part 2: Models, Ethics, and Spirituality with Russ Curtis