Chandler, Stringer, & Kaysing Receive Grant

WCU LogoDr. Resa Chandler, Dr. Amy Stringer and Nicole Kaysing, faculty members in the Health and Physical Education Program, received a Provost Internal support grant for a High Tactical Tactical Training project at The Catamount School for grades 6, 7 and 8.

Westling and Kelley Awarded Five-year Grant

WestlingKelleyDr. David Westling and Dr. Kelly Kelley, faculty members in the School of Teaching and Learning were awarded a five-year, $250,000 per-year grant. The funds, awarded from the U.S. Department of Education, will support a project titled “Roads to Learning and Earning: Preparing Personnel to Improve Post-School Outcomes” will focus on graduate level preparation of professional personnel from and for rural school districts in NC.

Weiler Awarded NCASLD Grant

Jess WeilerJessica Weiler, assistant professor of educational leadership, has been awarded a grant for over $400,000 by the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD).  The grant project, titled Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS), will last from 2016 to 2018.