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.”

Blair Receives 2018 AESA Critics Choice Book Award

bookcoverDr. Ellie Blair’s recently published text, “By the light of the silvery moon:  Teacher moonlighting and the dark side of teachers’ work” is the recipient of the American Educational Studies Association 2018 Critics Choice Book Award.  AESA is an international group of noted scholars in the foundations of education

Chandler Appointed Chief Faculty Marshal

chandlerActing Provost, Dr. Carol Burton, has appointed Dr. Resa Chandler, Health and Physical Education faculty member, as Chief Faculty Marshal. Faculty Marshals are senior members of the faculty who are nominated by the academic deans based on their outstanding service to the institution, excellence in teaching, and the respect of their faculty colleagues.  They serve the institution as official ambassadors at university events including commencement and convocation.

Menickelli, Grube, Lowell Publish Study

WCU SealHealth and Physical Education Faculty, Justin Menickelli, Dan Grube & Sarah Lowell publish study. The results of their study, “Convergent Validity of a Low-Cost Accelerometer with a Research-Grade Pedometer in a Physical Education Setting”, were published in the International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports.