Dr. Penny Arnold

Associate Professor


Stark Center
Office Number: 
2800 Richville Dr.


Dr. Penny Arnold, Associate Professor, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1996. Her areas of expertise include the effectiveness of proficiency test and board certified teachers. She was one of the first teachers in the country to earn National Board Certification. She is a multi-year recipient of the Academic Mentor Award.  She has 30 years experience as a middle school teacher and two years experience teaching in the Philippines.  She has served on the Social Studies committee for the OGT since its inception.  She holds a Ph.D. in elementary education, a Master of elementary education degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in education, all from the University of Akron.

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