Jerry Cantwell


  • BS, Psychology, Appalachian State University, 1980
  • MA, School Counseling, Appalachian State University, 1997


  • Principles of Experiential Education
  • Leadership and Group Dynamics
  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Outdoor Experiential Education Laboratory
  • Rock Site Facilitation
  • Ropes Course Facilitation
  • Camp Management
  • Career Development

Teaching Specialties

  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Experiential Education
  • Group Dynamics
  • Expeditioning
  • Organizational Development
  • Rock Site Management
  • Ropes Course Facilitation 

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

  • Former Program Director for the North Carolina Outward Bound School
  • Course Director,Instructor and Climber for the North Carolina Outward Bound School
  • Completed American Mountain Guides Association Top Rope Instructor Course
  • Graduate of the Desiderata Institute /Warriors Way/ Climbing Course
  • Graduate of the Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership
  • Certified Wilderness First Responder
Title: Senior Lecturer

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6321

Office address
HCC 32