Teacher Education Programs Granted Continuing Accreditation

TeachingOur teacher education programs have been granted continuing accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education through 2021. See the WCU news release for more information.

Demonstration of TaskStream Alternatives Scheduled

Portyfolio demoThe college is considering alternatives to TaskStream, our electronic portfolio system. Demonstrations of two other systems will be held Thursday, December 10 in Killian 102. LiveText will present at 10 am and Tk20 will present at 1:30 pm. Faculty, staff, students, and school partners are encouraged to attend. Please provide your feedback on these alternatives through this survey: https://goo.gl/ojboRX.

Rogers wins Mentoring Award

Carrie RogersCarrie Rogers, assistant professor of elementary education, received the Curtis W. Wood Award for Excellence in Graduate Faculty Mentoring. The university-wide award was presented at the Graduate Research Symposium Awards Ceremony on March 26th.

Accreditation Visit Overview Presentations Scheduled

CAEP LogoFaculty and staff in our college and associated programs are invited to attend one of two presentations giving an overview of our CAEP Continuing Accreditation Visit in September.  The sessions will be Thurs. March 5 at 8:30 am and Fri. March 20 at 10 am, both in Killian 102.

College Holds Annual Assessment Day

Assessment DayThe college held our annual Assessment Day event on Friday, January 30. Assessment day gives faculty, staff, and stakeholders an opportunity to examine data on our programs and identify strengths and areas for improvement. Dean Carpenter and Provost Morrison-Shetlar gave welcoming remarks and attended several sessions.

CEAP Team Presents at NCACTE

NCACTE presenters from WCUNine faculty and staff from WCU gave five presentations at the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators (NCACTE) on September 25 & 26 in Raleigh, NC. Presentations covered topics such as edTPA implementation, international partnerships, program assessment, and accreditation.