Ashland University Professor Receives Lifetime Educator Award

11/4/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University professor Harold Wilson was recently presented with the Lifetime Educator Award from the Summit County Educators group.

Wilson, who is a former superintendent of the Cuyahoga Falls City Schools, is professor of educational leadership in the doctoral program at Ashland University. Wilson also is a founding member and president of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators and a published author.
"I was surprised and pleased to receive this Life Time Achievement Award from the Summit County educators, a group with whom I have been associated for over 45 years," Wilson said. "I have had the pleasure of working with some of the finest teachers and administrators in the state of Ohio within Summit County during those years."

The Lifetime Educator Award is given to a business, organization or individual who has been committed to the education of Summit County. Teachers are nominated by the community and named by the superintendents of Summit County Schools and a selection committee, including Pam Spinner of the University of Akron, Barb Bungard of Akron Children's Hospital, Keith Kennedy of Clear Channel Radio, Nikki Hawk of the Akron Beacon Journal and Linda Fuline of the Summit County Educational Service Center.

Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.