Gissy named regional ambassador for national teacher education association

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The National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) has selected Dr. Cynthia Gissy of West Virginia University at Parkersburg to be its new ambassador for the Mid-Atlantic region. The NACCTEP Board implemented the ambassador program with the goal to provide guidance and assistance to all members who may not have immediate access to a Board member. The program objectives are to:

  • To develop leaders on a national level with a significant role coordinating regional representation.
  • To increase communication with selected states in an assigned region.
  • To unite and communicate with selected member states to encourage participation in NACCTEP at the national and local levels.
  • To provide a communication link between Board members and member states.
  • To recruit and retain members in an assigned region.
  • To mentor future executive Board candidates.
  • To support NACCTEP during the annual national conference.

Gissy is chair of the education and humanities division at WVU Parkersburg. She holds a bachelor of arts in elementary education, a master of arts in curriculum and instruction and a doctorate of education from West Virginia University. Ed.D. She has worked at WVU Parkersburg since 1998.

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