Staff Spotlight: Darron Daniels
Sep 21, 2023

I am working to influence how the student conduct referral process works through implementing restorative and other best practices that reduce suspens...

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Enrollment opens for App State's Lab Schools in Triad
May 31, 2023

There are two in the Triad that service elementary aged students, one in Elkin and another in Walkertown. Dr. Hannah Reeder, Assistant Dean of App Sta...

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At App State lab schools, empowered teachers foster supportive classrooms for K–5 students
May 15, 2023

At Appalachian State University’s two lab schools in Walkertown and Elkin, K–5 students have access to a one-of-a-kind elementary experience....

Staff Spotlight: Dr. Amie Snow
May 15, 2023

We are redefining education and developing schools where an entire community works together to provide educational and social-emotional support for ou...

Staff Spotlight: Kaitlyn Marshall
Apr 17, 2023

I love building relationships and showing students learning can be FUN!Kaitlyn Marshall, originally from Danbury, North Carolina, earned a B.A. in ele...

Staff Spotlight: Matt Cooke
Mar 15, 2023

Being able to be a part of such great groups of people is something I have wanted for a long time. Also, being able to make a difference in both stude...

App State Chief Diversity Officer, Jamie Parson, left in background, and App State alumnus Hudson Miller ’21, right in background, read “First Rain” to students at the App State Academy at Elkin in December 2022. The reading was a celebration of Jewish heritage. Miller was the former president of App State’s Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi. Photo submitted

App State Office of Diversity brings monthly read-alouds to lab schools
Feb 23, 2023

This academic year, App State’s Office of Diversity has begun monthly read-alouds with mini-Mountaineers at the university’s two la...

Staff Spotlight: Jazz Brown
Feb 15, 2023

I am impacting education by pushing students to do their best in all they do. Jazz Brown, originally from Walnut Cove, North Carolina, earned a B...

Staff Spotlight: Denise Gallimore
Jan 17, 2023

Education and the many ways it can impact and enrich lives gives me purpose.Denise Gallimore, originally from Clayton, North Carolina, earned a B.A. i...

Monique Johnson

Staff Spotlight: Monique Johnson
Dec 14, 2022

I am impacting education in my community by being my authentic self — by sharing my unique voice and identity with my peers and my students. Each da...