Dr. Jane Piirto

Trustee Distinguished Professor
Building: 
Dwight Schar College of Education
Office Number: 
247
Phone: 
419.289.5379

Bio

Dr. Jane Piirto, Trustees' Distinguished Professor, has been at Ashland University since 1988. She teaches in the Department of Inclusive Services & Exceptional Learners and the Doctoral Program in  Leadership Studies. She is Director of Talent Development Education. In 1998 she was appointed Trustees' Distinguished Professor. She has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mensa Research and Education Foundation, and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Northern Michigan University. She is the author of many books, articles, poems, studies, and an award-winning novel.

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