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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.

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Research to Practice to Research

Examining Who, How, What, When and Where for Early Literacy Interventions within Tiered Frameworks.   


MSA Student Perspective

Check out student perspectives in the Masters in School Administration Program.   

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College Students Majoring in Education

"North Carolina school districts are battling to fill vacancies for teachers, but this could become more challenging as more college students are choosing majors other than education."  

CEAP Honors and Awards Ceremony

CEAP Spring 2022 Honors and Awards Ceremony

We are so proud of our outstanding students! Many thanks to our Peak Performer Alumni for coming to WCU and speaking at the ceremony as well as our student ambassadors, faculty, and staff who helped to create a wonderful celebration!   

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Congratulations Parks and Recreation Management on your Accreditation!

The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions has included Western Carolina University among their list of accredited institutions. Congratulations to our PRM program as they have worked towards this goal over the past several years!  

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Co-teaching Connection Professional Development

CEAP faculty and school partners hosted a Co-teaching Connection Professional Development event at NCCAT. Lots of positive comments from Jackson County teachers, interns, and others from Clay, Haywood, and Buncombe counties. Shout out to those who planned and facilitated the event: Drs. Pinter, Witzel, Rush, and Unruh (WCU); Karen Sumner (NCCAT), Kelly Dopke, Kelli Roads, and Stacy Collins (JCPS).   

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Southeastern Psychological Association Conference

Many of our Psychology faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students presented their research projects at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) conference last week.  

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The Catamount School Open House

The Catamount School, Smoky Mountain High School will have an OPEN HOUSE April 28th and May 19th at 5:00 PM  

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Equity in Education Summit

The Equity Summit is an event that has been a long time coming. We’re so proud of our colleagues, partners, and students.   

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