Transfer Teacher Education
Are you a transfer student preparing to be an educator? This learning community is designed to assist transfer teacher education students in smoothly integrating into the Appalachian community. Members will receive academic and community support services often underutilized by transfer students. In addition, there will be many opportunities to connect with the partnering departments of the Reich College of Education, the Transfer Student Services Committee, Career Services, and Academic Advising.
Members have the opportunity to:
- Develop a connection with the Appalachian community
- Receive academic and advising support for education coursework
- Learn how to access and utilize student support resources
- Explore and evaluate personal interest in careers in education
- Become involved on-campus in clubs and student organizations
- Develop leadership skills
- Develop a professional network both on and off-campus
- Participate in fun social events on-campus
- Build relationships with other transfer students
- Shadow a teacher in a grade level of their choice
Members will be expected to:
- Participate in community events and activities
- Be an ambassador to Appalachian and the teacher education program
- Participate in a series of educational workshops
- Support the academic success of community members
- Learn the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program
- Complete a graduation plan by the end of the second semester in the community
- Become involved in developing community standards and planning the future of the community
- Participate in and reflect on group community service events
2013-2014 TRANSFER TEACHER EDUCATION LEADERSHIP TEAM
*Please contact the building coordinator with any questions you may have
|Jordan Luzader: Coordinator *||email@example.com|
|Rachel Haycraft: Residence Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Courtney Butler: Resident Assistantemail@example.com|
|Marc McCachren: Academic Advisorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diana Beasley: Director of Teacher Education Recruitmentemail@example.com|
|Angela Osborne: Office of Admissionsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
The Reich College of Education offers the largest undergraduate teacher preparation program in North Carolina and substantial offerings at the graduate level, including doctorate.
Appalachian has developed a Transfer Student Services Committee to address the unique needs and challenges of transfer students. Please feel free to contact any of the committee members with questions or concerns.
Appalachian's reputation for being a premier university in preparing teachers is well deserved. Building on a strong foundation for support, we offer 22 undergraduate and 20 graduate teacher education programs housed in 5 colleges across campus. Our visionary faculty and staff along with a dynamic student body make ASU one of the best teacher preperation universities in the nation.
The Career Development Center empowers students and alumni to select and pursue careers consistent with their values, interests, abilities, experiences, and education. We provide the resources for all Appalachian students and alumni to learn life-long career development skills and to navigate a rapidly changing global workforce by offering opportunities such as education career fairs, mock interviews, and global networks.
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