Faculty & Staff Directory

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Image of Dr. Shelly Dr. Ann Converse Shelly
Emeritus Faculty
205, Dwight Schar College of Education
Retired Emeritus faculty. Dr. Ann Converse Shelly, professor of educational foundations, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1996. She has served as chair of teacher education, associate dean and interim dean in the College of Education and is currently Assessment Coordinator for the Schar College of Education. Her areas of expertise include curriculum theory and application, instructional theory and... Read More

Dorothea Shorts Dorothea Shorts
Media Aide
IL 135, Elyria Center IRC/TERC
Dorothea works as a Media Aide for the Teacher Education Resource Center.

Valerie Stammitti Valerie Stammitti

IL135, Elyria Center IRC/TERC
Valerie is a Media Aide at the Teacher Education Resource Center.

Dr. Bob Thiede Dr. Bob Thiede
Assistant Professor
149, Dwight Schar College of Education
Dr. Robert Thiede, assistant professor, joined Ashland University in 2007. He received his PhD from the University of Toledo and Master of Education and Bachelor of Science from Bowling Green State University. Dr. Thiede spent 25 years as a school superintendent in Ohio, serving four different school districts. In 1998, he received the Outstanding Superintendent of the Year award from the Ohio PTA.

Dr. Carl Walley Dr. Carl Walley
218, Dwight Schar College of Education
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,... Read More

Dr. Howard Walters Dr. Howard Walters
123, Dwight Schar College of Education
Dr. Howard Walters, Professor, is the author or co-author of 36 scholarly, peer-reviewed research studies and 44 national or international peer-reviewed conference presentations. He has been first author and Principal Investigator of 65 federally funded research proposals over the last 17 years. His research focus has addressed the K-12 teacher education pipeline to include post-licensure continuing professional... Read More

Dr. Harold Wilson Dr. Harold Wilson
Emeritus Faculty
129, Dwight Schar College of Education
Dr. Jackie Wood-Morton, Professor Dr. Jackie Wood-Morton
105K, Elyria Center UC
Dr. Wood-Morton, Professor, has been with Ashland University for 20 years.  She began as Director of Undergraduate Education in the Elyria Center. In 2000, she moved to a full-time faculty position. Her primary responsibility is teaching literacy courses at the Elyria Center. Dr. Morton has a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Georgetown College with a major in Elementary Education. She also has Master of Science... Read More