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Washington State University


June Canty

Associate Vice Chancellor
for Academic Affairs
Vancouver Campus
DEN 212
14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave,
vancouver, WA  98686-9600


Curriculum Vitae

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Research interests

June 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. She is studying the supports that beginning teachers receive and making policy recommendations related to induction practices.

Teaching/professional interests

Dr. Canty teaches in the preservice and inservice teacher education programs.  She has taught music, history, social studies, and special education in K-12 classrooms, and has been in teacher education since 1982.  She served as vice chair and higher education representative on the Washington State Professional Educators Standards Board and on the PESB Executive committee.

Recent accomplishments

  • Manuscript reviewer, Journal of Teacher Education
  • 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
  • Gubernatorial appointee to the Washington State Professional Educators Standards Board and elected member of the Executive Committee
  • Manuscript reviewer, Teachers College Record

Educational Background

  • 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