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Whether you are an adult learner wanting to complete an undergraduate degree or an educator seeking licensure renewal, the Founders School of Continuing Education serves the working professional. Shaped to provide 21st century skills required for today's careers, we are recognized nationally for our high quality professional development offerings and outreach programs. Our Gill Center offerings for economic education and financial literacy set the standard for teachers and students throughout the region.

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AU and the Ohio Association of School Business Officials Partnership

Ashland and the Ohio Association of School Business Officials are working together in partnership to offer a pathway for the School Treasurer’s License.  The Ohio Department of Education has approved the School Treasurer Licensure Pathway: Option 3 program effective July 1, 2018 as submitted by OASBO. This option is in addition to the current pathways available for licensure. For more information about this Licensure Pathway please visit the OASBO page: https://oasbo-ohio.org/professional-development/licensure-credentialing/licensure-pathway-option-3.

Through this partnership Ashland offers college credit for some of the OASBO courses, including all of the Essentials Courses required in this pathway. 

 
For information on obtaining or renewing an Ohio Treasurer or Business Manager licenseplease click here to visit the Ohio Department of Education's Educator Licensure section of their website.

Student Opinions

See what people are saying about our programs.
Dr. Cassandra J. Johnson, Assistant Superintendent, Bedford City School District
It has been such an honor to team up with Ashland University in an effort to provide excellent professional development opportunities for the leaders in our district. As an Alumni of the university, I have always been impressed with their forward thinking and overall efforts to ensure that... more
Dr. Cassandra J. Johnson, Assistant Superintendent, Bedford City School District
Dr. Veronica L. Motley, Assistant Superintendent, South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools
Serving the students in Ashland University’s graduate program for over 14 years continues to be a rewarding experience for me. The Ashland student is a high caliber student, who elects to participate in the Ashland Professional Development Services because they know they will benefit from... more
Dr. Veronica L. Motley, Assistant Superintendent, South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools