Megan Kasper attended Appalachian State University for both her undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Secondary Education and her master's degree in College Student Development; Student Affairs Practice. After interning in a variety of roles and supervising orientation leaders she felt a calling to return to serving public education. Her current role in the Reich College of Education allows her to combine both her K-12 and higher education experience as she is working with college students who are starting their teaching career. While working in the Reich College of Education's James Center for Student Success & Advising, Megan has implemented programs and initiatives that promote the recruitment and retention of teacher education candidates.
Megan directs the Appalachian Community of Education Scholars (ACES) program, a teacher leaderhip and scholars program for undergraduate education majors at Appalachain State University. The ACES program seeks to develop teacher leaders who will positively impact the profession through their skills in critical thinking, collaboration, reflective practice, and advocacy for equity and inclusion.
Megan is happily married, an identical twin, and passionate about serving others. She is a Director of Camp Twitch and Shout; a support program sponsored by the Tourette Information Center and Support of Georgia (TICS of GA). She is also active with the Watauga Humane Society and Wilkes County Rescue Group serving as a foster home for senior dogs.