Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Welcome

Appalachian's Doctoral Program is designed as cohort model primarily for working educators from all sectors of the professional realm. We encourage effective communication, cooperation, and collaboration; we value and promote diversity at all levels. We prepare our cohort members to be change agents, informed consumers of research, and proactive contributors to their professions and communities.

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The doctoral program is developing a short-term study abroad course in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia for May 2015.  The course will be a 3-credit elective, focused on international education, in partnership with colleagues at Bahir Dar University. ...
There are numerous funding opportunities available for graduate students. View the options below or refer to the Doc Student Grant schedule here. Graduate Student Research/Travel grants The Office of Student Research (OSR) is accepting GSAS Research...
Children are learning how plants grow and where food comes from in a learning garden planted by Appalachian State University students at Appalachian’s Child Development Center. In this outdoor classroom, children learn about nature, ecology and...
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Doctoral Program Highlights

Doctoral students Kathleen Schichtel (left) and Jaci Fendley (right) help welcome Carolyn Shields (center), the keynote speaker at the Framing Crucial Conversations in Educational Leadership Conference. Carolyn is author of Transformative Leadership in Education, was a K-12 teacher for 18 years and has been an administrator, teacher, researcher, and professor for over 20 years.

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Congratulations to incoming Cohort member, Kate Johnson, for receiving The W.H. Plemmons Medallion. The purpose of the award is to "recognize the time, energy, skills, and commitment of students, faculty, student development educators and staff who exceed their peers in providing leadership that enriches the quality of student life and advances the education of students."