In the College of Education and Allied Professions (CEAP), we are all about making a difference in the lives of others. We endeavor to develop #changemakers who impact the region as educators, administrators, and other professions, both in schools and other professional community settings.
Duke Energy provides $1 million in grants to support organizations focused on social justice, racial equity in North Carolina. WCU Foundation to receive $25,000 from this initiative.
Dr. Charmion Rush, Western Carolina University, wins the NC TED Subdivision Distinguished Service Award
Congratulations to CEAP Inclusive Education graduate, Ashlee O’Dwyer, who is one of only 17 finalists for the NC Beginning Teacher of the Year!
Congratulations to Haywood County Schools' Beginning Teacher of the Year Chelsea Carpenter! Chelsea is a current CEAP birth-kindergarten education student and teaches kindergarten at Jonathan Valley Elementary.
Amanda Clapp, Science Teacher Leader at the Catamount School, has published a chapter in the book, On Teaching Evolution
Dr. Roya Scales, Professor of Literacy Education, published an article in Teaching and Teacher Education.
Dr. Roya Scales, Professor of Literacy Education, David Scales, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Tori Golden, two-time WCU graduate, and current Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia have published the article, Writing for Comprehension: How does Writing Influence Informational Reading Comprehension in the Elementary Classroom.
Dr. Brandy Tiernan, Assistant Professor of Psychology, was awarded a 2021 Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator Grant.
The third manuscript resulting from a five-year instrument development project with the North Carolina Outward Bound school was published this summer in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership (JOREL).