Meet our Staff

The James Center staff serves in a variety of roles to support and advise teacher education majors at Appalachian State University. Click on the staff profiles below to book an appointment with a staff member.


Director of the James Center for Student Success and Advising

Lindsay Cotten

Associate Director of Admissions-Recruitment and Special Programs

(828) 262-7384
Picture of Hannah Magee

University Program Associate

(828) 262-6095
Mary Reeder

Assistant Director for Student Engagement / ACES Program Director

(828) 262-8915

Scholarship Coordinator and Accelerated Admissions Recruiter

Advising Team

Headshot for Dr. Mel Falck

Undergraduate Teacher Education Advisor

(828) 262-2696

Undergraduate Teacher Education Advisor

(828) 262-8914
Michael Jones

Undergraduate Teacher Education Advisor

(828) 262-2685