An Asheville teacher recognized as one of the region’s best told a gathering of high school students who are considering a career in the classroom that they can become teachers right now by living a full life and learning as much as they can.
The third time proved the charm for Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions, 2007 co-winner of the Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education Award presented annually by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Students from 16 Western North Carolina high schools will gather at Western Carolina University to learn about the teaching profession as WCU’s Office for Rural Education hosts the annual Teachers of Tomorrow Day on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions recently received a $212,000 grant from the University of North Carolina General Administration for its “2+2 E-Learning” initiative to help satisfy the state’s need for mathematics and science teachers.
Sue Swanger (pictured), director of Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in accountancy, recently won the Outstanding Educator Award from the N.C. Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Western Carolina University recently received a grant in the amount of $125,000 for the continuation of its SCIENCES program, an 18-month project designed to improve science education in Alleghany County middle schools.
Student teams from Fairview Elementary and Reynolds High schools in Buncombe County and Andrews Middle School in Cherokee County came out ahead of the pack by winning two first-place awards each during the Schuncke Memorial Odyssey of the Mind Tournament held Saturday, March 3, at Western Carolina University.