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Educational Leadership Archive

Educational leaders share thoughts on challenges and solutions in K-12 schools and community colleges

By Linda Coutant

BOONE, N.C.—Decreased funding, increased accountability measures that take time away from teaching and shifts toward greater business-like operational models are among many challenges facing education, according to regional educational leaders. Yet, the leaders say they are finding strength in meeting those challenges through collaboration – whether between public and private schools, high schools and community colleges, or other creative solutions.

Appalachian’s doctoral program hosts open house for prospective students March 2

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Have you considered earning an doctor of education degree, or Ed.D.? Appalachian State University’s Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership will host an open house for prospective students Thursday, March 2, from 4 – 6 p.m.

Course in international leadership offered this fall at Appalachian

BOONE—A partnership between Appalachian State University, Novgorod State University in Russia and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Pakistan is focused on increasing students’, teachers’ and others’ foundations of cultural awareness and communication.

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.