Dr. Chris Osmond is a Professor of Leadership & Educational Studies and Associate Director of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership in the Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University. Dr. Osmond joined the RCOE faculty in 2010. His primary focus is on burnout prevention and sustainable practice for educators; he also teaches social foundations of education to undergraduates and curriculum theory and scholarly writing to doctoral students and teaches in the Honors College whenever he can.
Recently, Dr. Osmond received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award from the Reich College of Education. Linked here, Reich College of Education mentions that RCOE faculty, staff, and students were asked to submit nominations for ten categories: Outstanding Adjunct or Instructor/Clinical Faculty, Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, Outstanding Graduate Teaching, Inclusive Excellence, Outstanding Leadership, Outstanding Mentoring, Outstanding Scholarship/Creative Achievement, Outstanding Service, Outstanding Staff, and Community of Practice. Each nominated individual had to submit a portfolio for the RCOE Awards Committee to analyze in order to receive the award.
The Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership congratulates Dr. Osmond on this award. Thank you for all you do!