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Charmion Rush

Charmion Rush

Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of Inclusive and Special Education

College of Education and Allied Professions

School of Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

Email: cbrush@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.3392
Office: 103-A Killian Building

Biography

Charmion B. Rush, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of Inclusive and Special Education at Western Carolina University. Dr. Rush earned her doctoral degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Special Education/Teacher Education and Development. Her master's degree was granted from Appalachian State University in Special Education/Cross Categorical. She also received undergraduate degrees from Winston-Salem State University in Special Education/Learning Disabilities and Therapeutic Recreation.

Education

  • Ph D, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Special Education/Teacher Education and Development
  • MA, Appalachian State University, Special Education/Cross Categorical
  • BS, Winston-Salem State University, Special Education/Learning Disabilities
  • BS, Winston-Salem State University, Therapeutic Recreation

Teaching Interests

Rush’s teaching focuses on preparing educators to teach diverse populations, emphasizing the ethnic and minority students enrolled in special education.

Research Interests

Dr. Rush’s teaching focuses on preparing educators to teach diverse populations. Her areas of research include culture relevant pedagogy, disproportionate representation, implicit bias, inclusion, and literacy practices.

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