Two students in Special Education will present their research projects at the WCU Graduate Research Symposium on March 21st. The students are Melissa Strother-Stout, Crystal Petrella, and April Whitehurst. They are all sponsored by Lisa Bloom, professor of special education.
Seven students in Elementary and Middle Grades Education will present their individual classroom-based research projects at the WCU Graduate Research Symposium on March 21st. The students are Elizabeth Anderson, Melissa Strother-Stout, Shelley Graham, Cynthia Margiotta, Nancy McGowan, Melissa Faetz, and Delaney Holloway. They are sponsored by Carrie Rogers, assistant professor of elementary and middle grades.
The college congratulates Heather Thompson Rainey as the recipient of the 2013 Botner Award for Superior Teaching. We also congratulate Kelly Tracy and Ellen Sigler as winners of the 2013 Legislative Award for Teaching Excellence.
Kathy M.C. Jaqua, associate professor of mathematics education, and Axelle Faughn, assistant professor of mathematics education, were recently elected to serve two-year terms on the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics board of directors, Jaqua as state college vice president and Faughn as Western region college vice president. Via The Reporter.
The National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education recognized David Strahan, the Taft B. Botner Distinguished Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education at WCU, as the 2012 Outstanding Middle Level Professor. For more information, see the article in The Reporter.
The college congratulates Valerie Mazzotti, assistant professor of special education, for winning the college’s Exemplary Research Award. The college also congratulates Steve Wargo, academic advisor with TRACS, for winning the college’s Exemplary Service Award.