Joyce Davis

114 Zageir Hall, CPO 1950

Prior to joining the faculty at UNC Asheville I worked as the elementary education program coordinator and first director of Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Teaching Fellows Program. I taught in Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Rowan-Salisbury public school system for more than 20 years (grades K-5).


  • BA Early Childhood Education UNC Chapel Hill
  • M.Ed. Curriculum and Supervision UNC Charlotte
  • Ed.D. UNC G Dissertation: Guide Our Feet: Teacher Education and Servant Leadership in a Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School

NC Level II Teaching Licenses:

  • Birth-Kindergarten
  • Early Childhood (K-4)
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Reading (K-12)
  • Curriculum Instructional Specialist

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certified: Early Childhood Generalist

Professional Areas of Interest: Transformational and Experiential learning; social justice education; inquiry based teaching and learning

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