FACULTYAnnie Jonas

Annie E. Jonas

Chair, Education

Education: Ed.D. from Western Carolina University
Arrival Year: 2005
Courses I Teach:
Experiential Teaching Methods
Foundations in Teaching: High School and Middle School
Educational Psychology
Experiential Learning and the Nature of Understanding
Supervises the Education Department Crew


Contributed to Judith Meloy's (2012) book, Twenty-first Century Learning by Doing, a book of first-hand accounts of conducting qualitative research:

Meloy, J. (2012). Twenty-first century learning by doing. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.


*All of my courses are involved in service-learning. In the fall, students have been serving at Owen Middle School, Evergreen Community Charter School and Buncombe County Community High School.

* I'm currently working with Evergreen Community Charter School to develop a strategic plan for this local school.

Patricia B Tuttle

MACFC Liason & Education

Patricia Tuttle

Education: Master of Arts from Presbyterian School of Christian Education
Arrival Year: 2003
Courses I Teach:
Early Childhood Curriculum and Practicum
Fieldwork IV
Supervises the MACFC Crew


Directed early childhood programs in Virginia and North Carolina with national accreditation gained in 1999 and 2002 at the Black Mountain Presbyterian Church Weekday School.