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Joni Petschauer

As the director, Joni works to support educational partnerships among Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina-Asheville, Western Carolina University, and area high schools seeking to increase the college readiness and enrollment into post-secondary education institutions.

She has served as director of freshman learning communities in general studies at Appalachian State University and as a co-coordinator of the McGraw-Hill Institute for Student Success and Academic Change (ISSAC). She has taught Freshman Seminar since 1991 and co-facilitated the annual week-long training program for new course instructors.