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June Canty, Ed.D. Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs
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Dr. June Canty

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Professor, College of Education

Dr. June Canty is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. She is a full professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and teaches in the preservice and inservice teacher education programs.


Dr. 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.  Her current project is a studying the supports that beginning teachers receive and making policy recommendations related to induction practices.

Accomplishments include:

  • 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
  • Evaluator, Northwest Commission on Colleges
  • Gubernatorial appointee to the Washington State Professional Educators Standards Board; elected vice chair and member of the Executive Committee
  • Manuscript reviewer, Teachers College Record
  • rural education
  • beginning teacher induction and retention
  • laws pertaining to professional preparation programs


  • 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
  • Certified teacher: Elementary K-8, History/social studies 7-12, Music K-12, Special Education K-12