Appalachian State University is the first university in the University of North Carolina System, and one of a few in the nation, to establish a mathematics clinic as part of its special education teacher preparation. Initial funding provided through the Chancellor’s Innovation Grant (read more).
Led by the following faculty:
- Dr. Chrystal Dean, professor of mathematics education; and
- Dr. Kelly Clark, assistant professor of special education.
The Reich College of Education Mathematics Clinic provides effective instruction for struggling students as well as practice-based experiences for teacher education majors.
The RCOE Mathematics Clinic serves Watauga County K-2 students who have disabilities or who struggle with mathematics.
One-on-one instruction is provided Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on App State’s campus in the RCOE Room 127.
App State Students
The RCOE Mathematics Clinic provides practice-based experiences for App State special education teacher candidates to work directly with students who have disabilities or who struggle with mathematics. The teacher candidates are trained to deliver data-based, individualized instruction based on each child’s specific strengths and needs.