Appalachia is a term used to describe a cultural region in the eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York state to northern Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia. While the Appalachian Mountains stretch fromBelle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in the U.S. state of Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern portions of the range. [from Wikipedia]
The Appalachian Studies Association
The Appalachian Studies Association provides a focal point for regional studies. According to this website, "The mission of the Appalachian Studies Association is to promote and engage dialogue, research, scholarship, education, creative expression, and action among scholars, educators, practitioners, grassroots activists, students, individuals, groups and institutions. Our mission is driven by our commitment to foster quality of life, democratic participation and appreciation of Appalachian experiences regionally, nationally and internationally."
Frostburg State University
One World Healing Arts Institute
CET Connect Series
CET is a leading provider of education and enrichment in classrooms and living rooms throughout Greater Cincinnati. Through PBS and local programming, innovative multimedia curriculum projects, parent workshops and teacher training, CET positively impacts millions of lives in our community. [from the CET Connect website]
CET's Education Department provides the best in educational media services, and instructional television. In addition to broadcast programs, CET features award-winning multimedia curriculum kits, high-quality professional development and enrichment workshops for teachers in grades K–12, a unique Arts Integration program, and workshops for parents, childcare providers, teachers and other early childhood advocates in the CET broadcast region. [from the CET Education Department website]