Ashland University Founders School Offers Credit for Wounded Student Conference

Ashland University Founders School Offers Credit for Wounded Student Conference

2/11/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s Founders School of Continuing Education is offering professional development graduate credit for a Reaching the Wounded Student Conference that will be held April 21 and 22 at the Berlin Hotel and Suites Conference Center in Berlin, Ohio.

The conference organizer is AU’s Dr. Joe Hendershott, who is also co-founder and president of Hope 4 The Wounded, LLC. Hendershott, who is author of the book, “Reaching the Wounded Student,” will be assisted by Ken Packard, a retired school superintendent and an AU adjunct professor.

One hour of Ashland University professional development graduate credit will be available for those participating in this conference. Attendance at all sessions is required to be eligible for this credit and the cost of the credit will be an additional $175.

According to Hendershott, the conference will feature:

·         Seven Ways to Transform Wounded Students

·         Case Studies Geared To Develop Successful Strategies For Wounded Students

·         Suggestions For Helping Withdrawn Wounded Students

·         Updated Research On Wounded Students

·         Shared Stories of Success

·         Strategies to Increase Graduation Rates

·         Suggestions for Building A No Failure School

·         Approaches for Reaching the Bottom Third of Students

·         Plans to Increase Student Achievement

·         Developing A Classroom Mission Statement

·         Classroom Management Strategies

Those wanting more information about the conference can visit or call 419.606.7037 or email

Ashland University 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. ###