Ali Bovender says she expected that a recent journey to Kenya with six of her fellow Western Carolina University teacher education students would turn out to be a life-changing experience, but she had no idea that it would affect her like it has.
Teaching and learning expert, radio commentator and University of Texas-Austin music professor Bob Duke will have two public speaking engagements on the Western Carolina University campus during a two-day residency.
Western Carolina University’s Center for the Support of Beginning Teachers recently received a $50,000 grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to help expand an online support program for beginning educators to include second- and third-year teachers in Western North Carolina.
Mary Deck, professor of counseling, received the 2008 Ruth McSwain Distinguished Professional Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the School Counseling Profession, the highest award given by the North Carolina School Counselor Association.
Perry L. Schoon, senior associate dean of the College of Education at the University of Texas at Arlington, is the next dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions at Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University junior Kerri Elizabeth Bernhardt has been named the Western Region Outstanding Mathematics Education Student for 2008 by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions has unveiled a new Web site designed to provide prospective teacher education students with the information they need to get them on the path to earning a degree in education.
A national search for the next dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions at Western Carolina University has narrowed to three finalists who will take part in a series of open sessions on campus as part of the selection process.