VESi Explainer Video

Interested in online professional development? View this video for more information on VESi, one of AU's online course sponsors.



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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.


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.

PLEASE NOTE: transcripts will be sent even if grades have not posted. Please use WebAdvsor to check your grades before ordering transcripts.

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New Partnership with SimpleK12

Through the Teacher Learning Community, a network of more than 700,000 teachers from around the world,  Simplek12 provides online, collaborative training to K-12 classroom teachers and administrators. Through SimpleK12’s dynamic live training environment and their massive library of on-demand video training, teachers can learn everything from using mobile devices in their classrooms to preventing bullying on the playground.  An extensive network of world-class subject matter expert trainers help provide the framework for exceptional teacher development. SimpleK12’s training is focused on practical, hands-on examples and techniques that teachers can put to use in their classrooms the very next day. 

To learn more our exciting new partnership, please visit: SimpleK12 / Ashland University Partnership

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New Partnership with Teach N' Kids Learn Inc.

Teach n’ Kids Learn (TKL), provides educators with professional learning opportunities that are Individualized, Reflective, and Transformative.

Teach n’ Kids Learn understands the fundamental factor in improving classroom instruction is through the teacher’s ability to meet students where they are and take them to where they need to be. This requires teachers to continue fine tuning their knowledge and skills in order to achieve professional goals required to meet the demands of today’s classrooms.

 Teach n‘ Kids Learn provides educators with comprehensive and engaging online courses that are self-paced for your convenience.  Each course is facilitated by an instructional coach and is delivered on an easy to use learning platform.

 Since 2009, their products and services have focused on combining job-embedded professional development practices within their online, blended, and face-to-face offerings. Their goal is to provide opportunities for continuous professional growth for educators. They share the desire to ensure all students meet high academic standards while learning the practical skills necessary for the 21st century.

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