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Curriculum and Instruction Archive

Appalachian to host more than 700 aspiring scientists, engineers and others at regional competition on campus

BOONE—The Career and Technical Education Program, which is housed in the Reich College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University, will host the 2016 Western Region North Carolina Technology Student Association (NCTSA) Conference Feb. 26. The event at Appalachian is the largest regional NCTSA Conference in the state.

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation awards $100,000 to Appalachian to support math education

BOONE—Trustees of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation have awarded a two-year $100,000 grant to Appalachian State University’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction to provide Math Recovery® training and coach approximately 35 elementary mathematics teacher leaders who will in turn support their colleagues in Alleghany, Avery, Burke and Wilkes counties.

Documentary filmmaker and professor Joe Murphy to be honored March 28 and 29

BOONE—A 39-year career at Appalachian State University will be celebrated March 28-29 as friends, family and former students gather to honor Department of Curriculum and Instruction Professor Joe Murphy who will retire at the end of this semester.

Faculty emerita/emeritus status granted by the Board of Trustees

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees granted emerita or emeritus status during its March 22 meeting to 14 members of the faculty.