AU is Pleased to Announce Partnership with Modern Teacher

We are pleased to announce an extended partnership between Ashland University and Modern Teacher.  To date, Modern Teacher has supported Ashland University with its professional learning efforts across the state of Ohio.  Now, through this collaboration, we are expanding nationally to offer course credit to all of Modern Teacher’s partner districts.  These districts will now be able to offer their teachers and administration graduate course credit for the professional learning modules completed on 

 Modern Teacher works with School Districts that are attempting to move from traditional classrooms to a modern learning environment. They provide a nationally-recognized framework to design, construct and manage toward the promised outcomes of personalized learning. This framework lives in an online platform that connects administrators, principals and teachers with the strategy, know-how and metrics to effectively move a district toward its goals.  You can learn more by going to Modern Teacher or emailing



Ashland University's Professional Development Services (PDS) is the number one provider of professional development classes for credit in the state of Ohio serving over 400 school districts in all 88 counties with more affordable graduate credits for use in teaching and/or administration license renewal.  Last year alone we taught nearly 4,000 graduate credit classes annually to more than 14,500 teachers who earned over 20,000 graduate credit hours. We offer a wide variety of year-round class options as well as training onsite, online, or at our five convenient locations throughout Ohio.




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Students can use Ashland's student portal, WebAdvisor to view courses they have registered for, view grades, print account statements or grade reports. Once grades have been posted, an official transcript can be ordered. Please click the links below for more information on setting up your WebAdvisor account and requesting transcripts once your grades have been posted.

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$MARTPATH, developed by the Universe of Cincinnati's Economics Center, is an engaging, interactive and easy way for teachers of grades 1-6 to embed relevant and fun economics and financial education in the classrooms. $martPath provides simple, fun lessons that bring economic and financial education to life in your classroom. You will learn to teach students about personal financial responsibility through grade-appropriate, curriculum-aligned, interactive lessons.

Each educator will receive two $75 Amazon gift cards upon completion of the training requirements and feedback.

The training seminars are offered AT NO COST TO YOU, however, you do have the option to extend your learning through online modules and earn graduate credit through Ashland University. One semester hour of credit will require a tuition payment of $160 and additional, required online assignments. Payment and registration for graduate credit can be made on the day of your training seminar.

For more information, click here.

There are four seminars to choose from. Click on the date you would like to attend to be directed to the registration page.

If you have any questions, please call our PDS office at (419) 289-5350 or email

Southwest Center Professional Development

swOur Southwest Center is located just north of beautiful downtown Cincinnati.  We are housed at the Scarlet Oaks Career Campus in the Adult Education wing. We proudly serve Adams, Brown, Butler, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties.

Pat Crahan, director, and Sarah Graham Baloney, administrative assistant, work directly with Professional Development providers and students. The Center provides both face-to-face and online learning. We offer a wide variety of classes to choose from lead by independent adjunct instructors with diverse backgrounds. Please share with anyone needing to renew their license. Check back often, our listings change frequently.  

If you are interested in becoming an adjunct in the Southwest area, click here to view our adjunct page, or contact us for more information.

Patrick J. Crahan, Director,

Sarah Graham Baloney, Administrative Assistant,

Ashland University

Scarlet Oaks East Wing

300 Scarlet Oaks Dr.

Cincinnati OH 45241

513.772.5532   | 800.670.0395

ATLAS -- Ashland Treasurer Leadership Academy Seminars

  • October 27-28, 2016 | Ashland, Ohio | Schar College of Business
  • March 30-31, 2017 | Independence, Ohio | ESC of Cuyahog County

The ATLAS Seminar provides participants with interactive presentations, featuring knowledgeable and experienced presenters, regarding contemporary issues in public education, as they impact the treasurer and business offices. The “formula” for meeting this goal is a synthesis of pertinent legal analyses and updates, a review of significant, contemporary experiences from the “field,” and a sustained dialogue regarding effective and emerging strategies. You will hear from knowlegabe speakers such as, Barb Shaner, OASBO, Zac Morris, Rea & Associates, Inc., Amy Piacentino & Jennifer Ruhe, Karl Koening, ODE, and John Britton, Ennis Britton CO, OLPS

You can earn one graduate credit for attending one of these 2-day events.

For more information and a REGISTRATION FORM, please click here: 

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