Compact Members

Mary Lou DiPillo, Ph.D.
Compact Chair

Associate Dean, Beeghly College of Education

Youngstown State University

Member, Dissemination Committee

Dottie Erb, Ph.D.
Vice Chair

Professor & Chair, Education Department

Marietta College

Member, Policy Committee

Diane L. Agnes

Principal (Secondary)

Woodward Park Middle School, Columbus City Schools

Member, Policy Committee

Tachelle I. Banks, Ph.D.

Chairperson & Professor, Department of Teacher Education

Cleveland State University

Member, Dissemination Committee

Kevin Boys, Ed.D.

President

Southern State Community College

Member, Low Incidence Committee

Sally Brannan, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Academic Success, Office of the Assistant Provost & Office of Academic Services

Wittenberg University

Chair, Low Incidence Committee
Liaison, OAPCTE

Alicia Crowe, Ph.D.

Professor & Associate Dean for Student Services and Undergraduate Education, College of Education, Health, and Human Services

Kent State University

Member, Dissemination Committee

Michael Dantley, Ed.D.

Dean & Professor, College of Education, Health and Society

Miami University

Member, Impact Evaluation Committee

Daria DeNoia

Education Reform Consultant

Ohio Education Association

Member, Dissemination Committee

Allison Dickey, Ed.D.

Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Inclusive Services and Exceptional Learners

Ashland University (Columbus Center)

Member, Impact Evaluation Committee

Heather Duda, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College

Member, Dissemination Committee

Jim Gay, Ph.D.

Co-director, Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC)

Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA)

Co-chair, Dissemination Committee

Barb Hansen, Ph.D.

Endowed Chair, Dave Longaberger Professor of Teaching & Learning; Director, Graduate Programs in Education

Muskingum University

Chair, Impact Evaluation Committee
Liaison, OCPEA

Pat Hofbauer

Program Coordinator, Division of Allied Health and Public Services

Northwest State Community College

Member, Dissemination Committee

Aimee Howley, Ed.D.

Professor Emerita, Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education

Ohio University

Member, Policy Committee

Holly Johnson, Ph.D.

Graduate Director, College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services

University of Cincinnati

Co-chair, Dissemination Committee

Steve Kroeger, Ed.D.

Program Chair & Associate Professor, Special Education

University of Cincinnati

Facilitator, Incentive Grantee Community of Practice

Leena Jo Landmark, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education, Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education

Ohio University

Member, Low Incidence Committee

Paul Madden, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Professional Studies

Shawnee State University

Member, Impact Evaluation Committee

Sharon K. Metcalfe, Ed.D.

Associate Dean for Education Programs; Director of Teacher Education

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Member, Low Incidence Committee

Renee Middleton, Ph.D.

Dean & Professor, Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education

Ohio University

Member, Policy Committee
Liaison, State University Education Deans (SUED)

Mary M. Murray, Ed.D.

Associate Dean, Student Services & Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development

Bowling Green State University

Member, Impact Evaluation Committee

Teresa Purses, Ed.D.

President

Stark Education Partnership

Member, Low Incidence Committee

Michael Tefs, Ed.D.

Superintendent

Wooster City School District

Chair, Policy Committee

Deborah Tully

Director of Professional Issues

Ohio Federation of Teachers

Member, Policy Committee

Tammy Wagner, Ed.D.

Principal (Elementary)

Carey Elementary School, Carey Exempted Village Schools

Member, Impact Evaluation Committee

Richard Welsch, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Education, Judith Herb College of Education

University of Toledo

Member, Policy Committee

Ted Zigler, Ed.D.

Visiting Professor

Ohio Dominican University Division of Education

Member, Impact Evaluation Committee

Compact News & Notes

New Incentive Grants

The Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children is calling for applications to implement sustainable improvements in Ohio’s personnel preparation system for teachers and administrators, and contribute to...

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Conference Handouts Now Available

The 4th Annual Statewide Conference took place February 2 & 3, 2017 at The Conference Center at OCLC in Dublin, Ohio

Click here to view the conference speaker handouts

Quarterly Meeting Highlights

Becoming a Threat to Inequity in Schools

Learn more about March’s featured speaker, Paul C. Gorski and his presentation, Becoming a Threat to Inequity in Schools. Also view a new cartoon by Dr. Steve Kroeger.

Learn more »

Compact News & Notes

New Incentive Grants

The Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children is calling for applications to implement sustainable improvements in Ohio’s personnel preparation system for teachers and administrators, and contribute to...

Learn more »

Conference Handouts Now Available

The 4th Annual Statewide Conference took place February 2 & 3, 2017 at The Conference Center at OCLC in Dublin, Ohio

Click here to view the conference speaker handouts

~ Ohio Deans Compact ~

Improving the capacity of teacher education, educational leadership, and related services personnel preparation programs in Ohio to better prepare educators to effectively teach and support every child through collaborative inquiry, meaningful partnership, and collective action.