6/3/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – Six 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 Schar College of Education meeting held on April 29. Those adjunct faculty members receiving this recognition include:
- Jennifer (Allen) Groman of Wooster, who serves as an adjunct professor for Ashland University and Missouri State University and teaches cohorts in Bexley, Stow and Chagrin Falls.
- Pam Danklefsen of Grove City, who teaches at the AU Columbus Center and works as an independent speech/language pathology contractor in public schools in the Columbus area.
- Sherrolyn Knowles of Summerville, S.C., who serves as the supervisor of interns for Ashland University’s Southern Internship Program, working with Berkeley County Schools in Moncks Corner, SC and Charleston County Schools in Charleston, SC.
- Tess Neumann of Leesburg, Fla., who serves as supervisor of student teachers/interns for Ashland University’s Southern Internship Program, working with the Osceola County Schools in Kissimmee, Fla.
- Cydelle Quinn of Sarasota, Fla., who serves as supervisor of interns for Ashland University’s Southern Internship Program, working with the Sarasota County Schools in Sarasota, Fla.
- Janice Welch of Kissimmee, Fla., who serves as supervisor of student teachers/interns for Ashland University’s Southern Internship Program, working with the Osceola County Schools in Kissimmee, Fla.
To receive professional fellow recognition, an adjunct faculty member must be nominated by a field director or a 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, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2016, 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. ###