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. 

Whee Teach Serves Jackson County

wheeteachWhee Teach, a student organization for teacher education majors, put in over 600 hours of service this year. On May 5, 2018 they served at Bridges to Peace Family Fun Day. Whee Teach focused on educating families on the impact of bullying with a focus on encouraging anti-bullying.

Nickles Publishes Article on Starting New Distance Programs

Nickles,LeeLee Nickles, director of assessment and technology, has published a journal article on themes in the literature for starting a new distance program in higher education. The article titled, “Initializing an online program: Ten themes from the literature,” was published in the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning. The article can be viewed online: http://itdl.org/Journal/Jul_17/Jul17.pdf

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.

College Releases Fall 2016 Newsletter

CEAP NewsletterThe College of Education and Allied Professions has released our Fall 2016 newsletter. The newsletter highlights many activities of our students, faculty, and staff. View it here: http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/PDFs/CEAP_Newsletter_Fall16.pdf

New Teacher Instructional Coaches Highlighted

NC New Teacher Support Program LogoThe North Carolina New Teachers Program (NCNTP) hosted an institute for almost 200 first-year teachers throughout the state in Raleigh on September 30th. Jered Crave and Jennifer Beck, instructional coaches with CEAP, assisted with a set of workshops focused on enhancing new teachers’ instruction.