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.
"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."
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!
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!
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).
Many of our Psychology faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students presented their research projects at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) conference last week.
The Catamount School, Smoky Mountain High School will have an OPEN HOUSE April 28th and May 19th at 5:00 PM
The Equity Summit is an event that has been a long time coming. We’re so proud of our colleagues, partners, and students.
Lauren McCall (Fall 2020, Inclusive Ed) was just awarded Beginning Teacher of the Year at Curtis Elementary in Chesterfield County Schools, VA, in the Richmond area. Lauren is teaching K-2 and 4th Special Education. Congratulations, Lauren!
Dr. Lisa Bloom was part of an invited panel of experts on online assessment during the University Council of Jamaica’s (UCJ) 17th annual Quality Assurance in Higher Education Week that took place March 7-11, 2022.