curriculum and instruction

Terri Jewett

Terri Jewett, Professional Instructor, began teaching as an adjunct professor in 2007 and joined the faculty full time in 2014. Currently she teaches a variety of literacy courses. Her background in education includes teaching in both public and private schools and serving as a K-12 curriculum director for the public schools. Terri is also an educational consultant and enjoys planning and implementing professional development and mentoring. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from The Ohio State University and her Master of Education from Ashland University.

Renee Yoder-Elias

Renee Yoder-Elias comes to Ashland University after working for NASA for the past 17 years in several different capacities. Most recently, she managed the NASA CORE business office, which serves as a non-profit, world-wide distribution center for NASA’s educational materials. In this role, she managed a staff of 11 full- and part-time employees. Prior to her NASA experience, she served several districts as a teacher.

In her new role as director of Professional Development Services and director of the Bachelor Plus Program, Yoder-Elias will work out of both the Elyria Center, which is located at the Lorain Community College, and the Cleveland Center, which is located at the Cuyahoga Educational Service Center.

She will be responsible for assisting school districts in their quest to offer quality professional development opportunities earning Ashland University graduate credit. She also will help college graduates with non-educational backgrounds who are interested in pursuing teaching careers.

Yoder-Elias earned her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Ashland University in 2012. She and her family reside in Wadsworth.

Carl Walley

Dr. Carl Walley joined the faculty of Ashland University in 1989. He has earned degrees at Ashland College (1968), The University of Vermont (1974) and Kent State University (1989). He teaches graduate courses related to curriculum theory and undergraduate classes on educational psychology and middle grades education. Before coming to Ashland University he was an elementary grades teacher, school principal, consultant for gifted education, and supervisor of elementary programs. He is author of two books, and numerous articles related to literacy and comparative education.

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