Ashland University Inducts Students into Teacher Education Program

Ashland University Inducts Students into Teacher Education Program

4/21/17 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University Provost Dr. Eun-Woo Chang and Dean of the Schar College of Education Dr. Donna Breault were in attendance Wednesday, April 19, when 23 students were officially inducted into the Dwight Schar College of Education’s Teacher Education Program at Ashland University. This represents students across five different education majors from Early Childhood to Music Education.

“It is a spectacular rite of passage for those inducted as they now become official members of our teacher education program and are well on the path to professional practice,” said Dr. Jason Brent Ellis, who teaches many classes in the undergraduate teacher education program. The evening’s keynote speaker was Mike Buttil from Ontario Local Schools, who spoke about pushing the limits in the teaching profession for the betterment of all students.

Dr. Carla Abreu-Ellis and Cindy Scott, induction program organizers, were very happy with the number of faculty who turned out to support the students and meet their parents at the event and the reception that followed. In the audience were faculty members Dr. Carl Walley, Dr. James Chapple, Dr. Deanna Romano, Dr. Steve Denney and Dr. Jason Brent Ellis.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( deeply 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.                                                                                ###


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