Dr. June Canty

Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor, College of Education programs, WSUV
Phone: (360) 546-9468
Fax: (360) 546-9040 x3
Located in Dengerink Administration Building (VDEN) 212
Office Hours: Arranged by appointment
Support Staff: Holly Davis

NOTICE: There has been a fraudulent scam happening lately involving my name, photo and the email address cantyjune@gmail.com. Please be aware and disregard communications that appear to be from me regarding monetary requests or otherwise.

June Canty is a full professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and teaches in the preservice and inservice teacher education programs. She is serving as Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for 2014-2015.

Research

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.

Accomplishments include:

  • Board of Directors Member, American Council on Rural Special Education
  • Chair, Special Study Group on Admissions and Retention in Teacher Education, AACTE
  • Editorial Board Member, 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

Education

  • 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