Dr. June Canty
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June Canty serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Her major responsibilities include leading the Re-Imagining the First Year of College project, co-chairing the Student Success Council and the Enrollment Management Council, and directing the University Scholars Program. She is a full professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education.
Dr. Canty's areas of research include general and special education in rural education, teacher preparation/induction, and legal ramifications of admissions and dismissal decisions from professional programs. Her current project is a studying the supports that beginning teachers receive and making policy recommendations related to induction practices.
- Board of Directors Member, American Council on Rural Special Education
- Chair, Special Study Group on Admissions and Retention in Teacher Education, AACTE
- Editorial Board Memberships, Journal of the First Year Experience and Students in Transition and the Rural Special Education Quarterly
- Evaluator, Northwest Commission on Colleges
- Gubernatorial appointee to the Washington State Professional Educators Standards Board; elected vice chair and member of the Executive Committee
- Manuscript reviewer, Teachers College Record
- rural education
- beginning teacher induction and retention
- laws pertaining to professional preparation programs
- Ed. D. University of Washington, Higher Education, 1983
- M. Ed. Wayne State University, History and Philosophy of Education and Elementary Education, 1978
- B.S. M. Ed. Oakland University, Music Education and Social Sciences, 1975
- Certified teacher: Elementary K-8, History/social studies 7-12, Music K-12, Special Education K-12