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Myra Watson

Myra Watson

Assistant Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

Human Services

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3350
Office: 218 B Killian Building


Myra Watson lives in Waynesville, NC with her husband and daughters. She is an Instructor at Western Carolina University in the Birth-Kindergarten Program. Prior to working full-time at WCU, Myra worked as a kindergarten teacher, pre-kindergarten teacher, home visitor, parent educator and kindergarten transition coordinator. In her spare time, Myra enjoys reading, cooking, and trying new restaurants.


  • EDD, Western Carolina University
  • MAED, Western Carolina University
  • BS, Western Carolina University

Teaching Interests

Early Childhood Curriculum and Professional Standards, Reading and Literacy, Instructional Practices in Kindergarten

Research Interests

Pre-service Teacher Dispositions, Beginning Teacher recruitment and coaching, Performance Assessment in teacher education programs

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