As a department, we acknowledge systemic racism, our roles in its perpetuation, and are committed to its dismantling through our work in teacher education. We support the statements made by the Reich College of Education's Dean, Melba Spooner, and the university's Center for Academic Excellence Inclusive Excellence Team.  

We hope you and your loved ones are well. 

We are actively practicing social distancing, which means we remain open but are limiting the number of people on campus.  Our Spring 2021 Virtual Office Hours are as Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Our Spring 2021 In-Office Schedule  for office staff is as follows:

Dr. Beth Campbell,
 10:00 - 5:0010:00 - 5:00 10:00 - 5:00  
Dr. Lisa Poling,
Assistant Chair
 9:00 - 4:00 9:00 - 4:00 
Ms.Regina Parnell,
Student Services
 12:00 - 4:008:00 - 4:00  10:00 - 2:00  
Ms. Danielle Hahn,
Faculty Services
8:00 - 4:00  8:00 - 4:00   

You may also contact  the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at (828) 262-2224 or through this contact link: https://ci.appstate.edu/contact-0We will do our best to get back with you as quickly as possible.  


Welcome to the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the Reich College of Education! We are confident that your desire to become a teacher has led you to Appalachian. The department offers fully accredited undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Dr. Beth Campbell
(828) 262-2224

Dr. Lisa Poling
Assistant Chair
(828) 262-2224

Dr. Leslie Bradbury
Undergraduate Program Director, Elementary Education
(828) 262-2224

Dr. Chris Cook
Undergraduate Program Director, Middle Grades Education
(828) 262-6062

Dr. Jerianne Taylor
Undergraduate Program Director, CTE
(828) 262-6352

Dr. Jerianne Taylor
Graduate Certificate Program Director, Middle Grades Education
(828) 262-8007

Dr. Sara Zimmerman
Graduate Program Director, Curriculum Specialist
(828) 262-2216