Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education
Dr. Fred Burton, Associate Professor, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2008. With extensive experience as an elementary school teacher and principal, he brings a practical perspective that is informed by his theoretical and philosophical roots in child-centered, progressive education. His areas of expertise include early and middle childhood education, Reggio-Emilia inspired teaching and integrated curriculum planning, as well as innovative approaches to teacher and student evaluation. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Literacy, Curriculum and Qualitative Research from Ohio State University.