Appalachian Educators Connection

February 15-19, 2016

Important Events This Week: (Also refer to other events below)

Wednesday, February 17
  • Complete the Picture with your Professional Presence Seminar with Maureen Cathey 4:00 124
  • APP Ed Meeting 5:30 RCOE 124 B/C
  • Making Meaningful Connections Seminar (after AppEd) with NC Teacher of the Year, Keana Triplett (after AppEd 6:00pm RCOE 124B/C)

Thursday, February 18

  • Support CMLA at the Come Back Shack ALL day and tell cashiers that you are supporting CMLA's attendance at the upcoming state middle level conference.
  • Polar Plunge 4pm

Saturday, February 20

Appol Corps Orientation Leader

Show your passion for Appalachian by being an Appol Corps Orientation leader! APPalachian Orientation Leaders are a group of over 200 ASU students who volunteer to serve as orientation leaders during the Welcome Weekend program each summer. Welcome Weekend 2016 is August 13-15th.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a current ASU freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student who is interested in serving as a co-leader for a small group incoming students. Leaders attend two training sessions during the Spring to learn more about the program and conduct 2-3 small group sessions with your group throughout Welcome Weekend.

For more information about the Welcome Weekend program, position responsibilities and requirements as well as our application and reference form please visit the Appol Corps Website.

Application deadline: Thursday, February 18, 2016

Questions: Contact


The Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies invites all junior undergraduate students who are interested in finding out more about graduate school opportunites to our first Third Thursday Graduate Student Program on Thursday, February 18th from 2 - 3 pm in the Parkway Ballroom, Student Union.

The Junior Meet and Greet session will include a panel discussion with current Appalachian graduate students who will answer your questions about applying, specific programs and much more. Refreshments will be served.

Juniors must register for this event at

Club Fest This week!

Hey everyone!

This is just a reminder that CLUFBEST is this week! We really need more people to sign up for The Amazing Race, the Club Council Blood Drive, and the ClubFest World Championships! Please sign up for these events and remember that you get SERVICE HOURS! The success of ClubFest depends on the participation we have! (We're looking at you freshman and sophomores!)

***If you sign up to participate in the Club Council Blood Drive, please make sure you mention that you are with Appalachian Educators. Also, tell your friends because they don't have to be in App Ed to donate for our club!


MONDAY FEB. 15th: The Amazing Race - 5pm in Club Hub (room 219 in the PSU)

TUESDAY FEB. 16th: Club Council Blood Drive - 12-5 in the Blue Ridge Ballroom (We need lots of participants for this event!) SAVE LIVES

WEDNESDAY FEB. 17th: Battleship World Domination (already covered by 4 participants)

THURSDAY FEB. 18th: Map Your Snap - 5:30 in Club Hub (room 219 in the PSU)

FRIDAY FEB. 19th: ClubFest World Championships - 5:30 in the Whitewater Lounge(We need lots of participants for this event!)


Olivia Watson and Cheyenne Crowe

Special Thanks to our Special Olympics Committee for a successful dance last Friday!

Dance Marathon-February 27th

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So You Want To Be President Read Aloud

Even though we had a "snow day," the nation still recognized today as President's Day. I always enjoyed sharing this book with my students to learn interesting fact about our Commander in Chief:

Read it NOW