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C&I News

Dr. Beth Campbell named Chair of Appalachian’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Beth Campbell named Chair of Appalachian’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Campbell has been named chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (CI) in Appalachian State University’s Reich Coll...

Lisa Poling Named Interim Assistant Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Lisa Poling Named Interim Assistant Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Lisa Poling, an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education...

Tracy Goodson-Espy Named Interim Director of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Tracy Goodson-Espy Named Interim Director of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Dr. Tracy Goodson-Espy, a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RC...

Holly Thornton Publishes “The It Factor: What Makes a Teacher Great”

Holly Thornton Publishes “The It Factor: What Makes a Teacher Great”

Dr. Holly Thornton, a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE),...

Contact

Dr. Beth Campbell
Chair
campbellea@appstate.edu
(828) 262-2224

Dr. Lisa Poling
Interim Assistant Chair
polingll@appstate.edu
(828) 262-2224

Dr. Lisa A. Gross
Undergraduate Program Director, Elementary Education
grossla@appstate.edu
(828) 262-7856

Dr. Laurie A. Ramirez
Undergraduate Program Director, Middle Grades Education
ramirezla@appstate.edu
(828) 262-8008

Dr. Jerianne Taylor
Undergraduate Program Director, CTE
taylorjs@appstate.edu
(828) 262-6352

Dr. Chris Cook
Graduate Program Director, Middle Grades Education
cookcm5@appstate.edu
(828) 262-6062

Dr. Holly Thornton
Graduate Certificate Program Director, Middle Grades Education
thorntonhj@appstate.edu
(828) 262-8007

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