Ashland University Schar College of Education Awards Professional Fellowships

Ashland University Schar College of Education Awards Professional Fellowships

4/30/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – Sixteen adjunct faculty members with Ashland University’s Schar College of Education have been awarded professional fellow recognition for a three-year term. They received this honor at the College of Education meeting on April 24. Those adjunct faculty members receiving this recognition include:

  • Joanna DuBiel of Medina, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Main Campus. DuBiel is a field experience supervisor with Ashland University.
  • Lori Eibel of New London, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Main Campus. Eibel is an adjunct professor at AU.
  • Dr. Mona Warstler Fair of Navarre, was named a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Stark Center. Fair is a retired superintendent and an adjunct professor at AU.
  • Jill Henes of Lorain, was named a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Elyria Center. Henes is a teacher for Elyria City Schools.
  • Michele Henes of Lorain, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Elyria Center. Henes is a professor at Lorain County Community College and coordinator of the Children’s Learning Center. 
  • Pam Huber of Ashland, was named a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Main Campus and Columbus Center. Huber is a retired public school administrator.
  • Paul Kostansek of Aurora, was named a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Cleveland Center. Kostansek is an adjunct professor/intern supervisor for AU.
  • Jamie Lipp of Pickerington, was named a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Columbus Center and for the online program. Lipp is an elementary English language arts/social studies curriculum specialist for Westerville City Schools and an adjunct professor for Ashland University.  
  • Dr. Veronica Motley of Copley, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Cleveland Center and Stark Center. Motley is assistant superintendent at South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools.
  • David Nelson of Grove City, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Columbus Center and for the online program. Nelson is an adjunct professor at Ashland University.
  • Dr. James Powell of Avon, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Elyria Center. Powell is a superintendent at North Ridgeville City Schools.
  • Joel Roscoe of Jeromesville, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Ashland Campus, Stark Center and Columbus Center. Roscoe is a retired school superintendent, an adjunct professor at AU and a school finance consultant for BASA.
  • Melissa Sheets of Lancaster, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Columbus Center and for the online program. Sheets is a first and second grade classroom teacher and second grade computer science teacher at Berne Union Elementary School.
  • Audrey Sikula of Ashland, was given renewed status as a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Main Campus. Sikula is supervisor of student interns and EDEC 330/417 field experience students.
  • Ronald Skelley of North Royalton, was named a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Elyria Center. Skelley is a supervisor of student teaching and field experience at Ashland University.
  • Valerie Watring of Elyria, was named a professional fellow at Ashland University’s Elyria Center. She is an adjunct instructor at Ashland University.
     

To receive professional fellow recognition, an adjunct faculty member must be nominated by the center director or department chair, and those nominations are voted on by the Schar College of Education faculty members. Criteria for Professional fellow status is based on Length of Service, Quality of Instruction/Supervision, Knowledge of Teaching and Learning, Student Evaluations and for supervisors, there must be evidence of building collaborative relationships with P-12 partners.

Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) 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. ###