Dr. Dionne Busio

Dr. Dionne Sills Busio received her B.S., M.Ed., and Ph.D from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has held a variety of positions, including lead preschool teacher and early interventionist in her more than 25 years as an early childhood education professional. After completing her Ph.D in 2016, she became a faculty member at Appalachian State University in January of 2017. She is the director of the Birth to Kindergarten Program.

Dr. Busio’s research interest focus on pedagogical documentation, inclusion, and teacher preparation.

Dr. Busio typically teaches:

  • FCS 3100 Early Intervention
  • FCS 3102 Family, Child, and Professional Interactions: A Focus on Young Children
  • FCS 3105 Practicum II
  • FCS 4553 Issues in Transdisciplinary Service Delivery
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Family and Child Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2019

Office address
520 College of Education
Boone, North Carolina 28608-2037