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

Rogers Named ATE Fellow

WCU SealDr. Carrie Rogers, Associate Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning,  has been named a 2018 Association of Teacher Educators Clinical Fellow. She will participate in an “invitation-only” symposium at the ATE conference in February 2018 that will examine clinical practice and boundary-spanning roles for university- and school-based professionals at the center of all teacher education endeavors.

Westling and Kelley Awarded Five-year Grant

WestlingKelleyDr. David Westling and Dr. Kelly Kelley, faculty members in the School of Teaching and Learning were awarded a five-year, $250,000 per-year grant. The funds, awarded from the U.S. Department of Education, will support a project titled “Roads to Learning and Earning: Preparing Personnel to Improve Post-School Outcomes” will focus on graduate level preparation of professional personnel from and for rural school districts in NC.

Grube Receives Award

grubeDr. Dan Grube, Department Head of the School of Teaching and Learning, received the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award by his alma mater, Lyndon State College in Vermont. This honor is designed to recognize an alumni who has achieved excellence in their profession and who has served their state and community.