Dr. Amy Klinger

Amy Klinger, Ed.D.

Director, Educational Leadership Program

146 Dwight Schar College of Education
Area of Specialty
Instructional leadership, Educational administration, School safety and crisis response, School climate and culture, School leadership and organizational management
  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 2008 and teaches graduate courses in educational leadership areas such as organizational management, instructional leadership, policy development, human behavior, resource management, and community relations
  • Her past experience includes over 30 years of experience as an educator including service as a teacher, central office administrator and building principal.
  • One of the foremost experts in School Safety and Security in the country.
  • Founder and Director of Programs for the non-profit The Educator's School Safety Network (www.eSchoolSafety.org), a national non-profit organization that specializes in education-based training and resources for violence prevention and crisis response in schools
  • Certified Department of Homeland Security Instructor and course developer, authoring courses such as Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents for Key Decision Makers
  • Has conducted extensive research in the area of school safety and crisis planning and has developed lockdown enhancement, threat assessment, and parent reunification courses for school administrators, school staff members, and law enforcement officials
  • Author of Keeping Students Safe Every Day, published by ASCD, as well as numerous research studies and professional articles
  • Presented at regional and national education and law enforcement conferences on school safety issues
  • Favorite thing about Ashland University: Our students are the best!
  • Ed.D in Educational Administration, University of Toledo
  • Education Specialist Degree, University of Toledo
  • M.E. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Toledo
  • B.E. in Secondary Education, University of Toledo