Our Impact

Cultivating Communities of Practice

  • Lucy Brock Child Development Laboratory Program
  • Parkway Collaborative Classroom
  • Blowing Rock Collaborative Classroom
  • Cove Creek Collaborative Classroom
  • Faculty community involvement
  • Transdisciplinary practices

Advancing Professional Knowledge

  • Development of the whole child 
  • Children are part of families & communities
  • Faculty community involvement
  • Action research
  • Conference presentations
  • Publications

Developing Expertise in our Fields 

  • Cycle of Inquiry 
  • Reflections guide teaching practices
  • The importance of risk taking
  • Focus on reflective and intentional practice
  • Action research

Promoting Professional and Ethical Dispositions

  • Practicum and Internships
  • Local, Regional, & State Advocacy
  • Child Advocacy Club (CAC)
  • Student attendance at conferences and other professional experiences