Blair Publishes Book

Dr. Ellie Blair, faculty member of the School of Teaching and Learning, has co-authored a book with colleagues. A Cross-Cultural Consideration of Teacher Leaders’ Narratives of Power, Agency and School Culture:  England, Jamaica and the United States, by Eleanor Blair, Carmel Roofe and Susan Timmins, examines teacher leadership and is a product of collaboration between researchers in England, Jamaica, and the United States.

CEAP Grad Receives Honor

Charae Melton, who graduated in 2017 with a B.S.Ed. in Inclusive Education, was selected as the 2019-2020 Jackson County, NC Beginning Teacher of the Year. 

CEAP Colleagues Publish Article

CEAP colleagues Heidi B. Von Dohlen, Holly H. Pinter, Kim K. Winter, Sandy Ward, and Chip Cody published the article, “Trauma-informed Practices in a Laboratory Middle School” in the Middle School Journal. Find the article here:

Middle Grades Majors Visit Francine Delany New School For Children


Nine middle grades juniors visited Francine Delany with Dr. Holly Pinter on October 1st for a team visit to get a sense of charter schools in our area.

Menickelli and Cooper Publish Landmark Study on Concussion Risk

Justin Menickelli, Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education, and Chris Cooper, Madison Professor in Political Science & Public Affairs, published a landmark study titled “Analysis and comparison of lateral head impacts using various golf discs and a Hybrid III head form” in Sports Biomechanics.

Book Reviews of “By the Light of the Silvery Moon”

Award-winning book, “By the Light of the Silvery Moon: Teacher Moonlighting and the Dark Side of Teachers’ Work” (2018) edited by Eleanor Blair has recently published reviews in Teachers College Record and Education Review.