Members to NAGC can receive three publications -- Parenting for Gifted Children, Teaching for High Potential, and the academic journal, Gifted Child Quarterly. All are available through the mail and online.
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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
● Earned doctorate (ABD considered) in Teacher Preparation Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or closely related area; ● Experience working with undergraduate teacher education candidates; ● Demonstrated experience and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence ● Three years minimum teaching experience in P12 public school settings; ● Evidence of scholarly potential or established record of scholarship/creative activity; ● Commitment to working in a community of practice, to a social constructivist perspective of teaching and learning, to the integration of field experiences in professional coursework, and to working with diverse populations; ● Commitment to educating for social justice and the development of teaching candidates who are prepared to navigate a diverse world; ● Eligibility for North Carolina teaching licensure.
Refer to Minimum requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include teaching pre-service education courses at the undergraduate level. Pre-service education courses may include elementary education methods courses that include curriculum design, assessment and practicum supervision. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, participating in partnerships with area schools and teaching at off-campus sites. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
● Experience teaching courses to undergraduate elementary education candidates; ● Experience with supervising and mentoring preservice elementary education teacher candidates in the field and/or coordinating/monitoring supervision of candidates' placements; ● Research and teaching experiences working with linguistically and culturally diverse students and their families; ● Evidence of authentic and standard-based assessments used in elementary school settings.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.