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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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Perkins Receives Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Bob Perkins, an assistant professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, has been awarded the 2021 Distinguished Service Award by the Eastern Educational Research Association.  

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Tracy, Scales, and Scales Publish Article

The 2020 Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) Yearbook was published with an article co-authored by Dr. Kelly Tracy, Dr. David Scales, and Dr. Roya Scales.   


Elementary Education Graduate Semi Finalist for Teacher of the Year Award

Cecilia Morgan, a 2016 graduate of WCU’s elementary education program, was named a semi-finalist for Clay County Florida’s 2020 teacher of the year.   


We Can't Wait, Equity Now

We are excited to bring Dr. Bullock to speak to the campus and community on February 25th. "We can't wait! Equity now!" Hosted by Jackson and Haywood Co NAACP, WCU Transformative Rural Urban Exchange and the College of Education and Allied Professions   

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Students Find Support through Whee Teach

In the fall 2020 semester, Whee Teach students connected with school of teaching program students through Zoom to forge connections.   


Scales and Tracy Publish Article

Drs. Roya Scales and Kelly Tracy have published an article with colleagues across the US in Teacher Education Quarterly.   

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Hoffman Publishes Journal Article

Dr. Adam Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Psychology, has published a journal article in Social Development, an international journal dealing with all aspects of children's social development as seen from a psychological stance.  

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Scales Publishes Article with Former Students

Dr. Roya Scales, Professor of Literacy Education, has published an article in Journal of Virginia.   


Stringer named NC College/University P.E. Teacher of the Year

Western Carolina University assistant professor Amy Stringer has been named North Carolina College/University Physical Education Teacher of the Year by NC SHAPE, the state’s professional organization for health and physical education educators.  

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