Faculty & Staff

Name Contact
Dr. Morgan Blanton
Clinical Assistant Professor
(828) 262-7247
325B College of Education
Dr. Beth Buchholz
Associate Professor of Reading Education
(828) 262-6059
326D College of Education
Dr. Aftynne Cheek
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Special Education Undergraduate Director
(828) 262-7833
326E College of Education
Dr. Kelly Clark
SPE Professor
334 C Reich College of Education Boone, NC 28608-2037
Dr. Jason Dehart
Assistant Professor
(828) 262-8883
325F College of Education
Dr. Elizabeth Frye
Professor of Reading Education
Reading Education Program Director
(828) 262-7623
326C College of Education
Dr. Robin Groce
Associate Professor of Reading Education
(828) 262-2995
338C College of Education
Ms. Kaaren Hayes
Director & Outreach Coordinator
(828) 262-6089
Children's Developmental Services Agency (CDSA)
Dr. Susan Hedges
Assistant Professor
Autism Certificate Program Contact
SDAP Program Director
(828) 262-8379
325C College of Education
Dr. Rebecca Jordan
Assistant Professor
(828) 262-8377
337D College of Education
Dr. David Koppenhaver
Professor of Reading Education
(828) 262-6074
338B College of Education
Dr. Larry Kortering
Professor of Special Education
(828) 262-6060
338A College of Education
Mrs. Jenny McCourry
Adjunct Instructor
(828) 262-6104
337C College of Education
Dr. Ashley Pennell
Assistant Professor
(828) 262-8859
334C College of Education
Dr. David Peyton
Assistant Professor
(828) 262-2195
326F College of Education
Dr. Daniel Poling
Assistant Professor
College of Education
Dr. Debra Prykanowski
Assistant Professor
(828) 262-8388
325E College of Education
Mrs. Joni Salzano
Adjunct Instructor
(828) 262-8858
326F College of Education
Dr. Rebecca Shankland
Associate Professor of Special Education
Special Education Graduate Program Director
(828) 262-2865
325D College of Education
Dr. Woodrow Trathen
Department Chair
Professor of Reading Education
(828) 262-6056
305C College of Education
Dr. Christopher Van Loan
Professor of Special Education
(828) 262-2624
426A College of Education
Dr. Devery Ward
Associate Professor of Reading Education
Anderson Reading Clinic Director
(828) 262-7319
326B College of Education
Dr. Shuai Zhang
Research Assistant Professor
(828) 262-6915
412J College of Education