Faculty & Staff

Education

Michael J. Smith, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Education and Human Services
Department Chair/Associate Professor, Department of Education

Education

  • Ph.D. Bowling Green State University
  • M.Ed. University of Toledo
  • B.Ed. University of Toledo

Areas of Expertise

  • Teacher Education
  • Education Leadership / Administration

Recent Presentations

  • Shoulder to Shoulder: Creating a sound and simple State program review process with the Ohio Department of Education For TEAC-affiliated teacher education programs, Mifrando Obach, Michael Smith and Beverly Farmer. Presentation –TEAC’s 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2009
  • Stepping into the Light: One State’s Journey towards Transparency and Accountability in Teacher Education Review Process, Michael J. Smith and Mifrando Obach, Proceedings of the London International Conference on Education (pp. 111-114) London, England, 2009
  • State Principal Standards: Development, Alignment, and Implementation, Robert Beebe, Anne Bauer, Julie Edmister, Carol Engler, Karen Herrington, Ann Shelly, Michael J. Smith, Anita Varrati, Ted Zigler. Proceedings of Paris International Conference on Education, Economy And Society (pp. 212-222) Paris, France, 2008
  • Juggling Amoebas and Other Slippery Tasks, Presentation - Associate of Teacher Educators, New Orleans, LA, February 27, 2008
  • Implementing Ohio’s Standards for Teachers and Administrators in Higher Education, Presentation - Ohio Department of Education Conference, October 18, 2007
  • Successful Schools for Young Adolescents: Catholic School Leaders, Teachers, and Parents, 2006

Recent Publications

  • Manuscript  - Navigating the Maze of Professional Standards: Ohio’s Standards Alignment Project, Michael J. Smith, Anne Bauer, Robert Beebe, Julie Edmister, Carol Engler, Karen Herrington, Ted Zigler, 2010
  • Principal’s Academy Development
  • TEAC Program Review Project – Final Report, 2009
  • Shoulder to Shoulder: Creating a sound and simple State program review process with the Ohio Department of Education For TEAC-affiliated teacher education programs, Mifrando Obach, Robert Townsend, Michael J. Smith and Beverly Farmer, 2009
  • State Principal Standards: Development, Alignment, and Implementation, Robert Beebe, Anne Bauer, Julie Edmister, Carol Engler, Karen Herrington, Ann Shelly, Michael J. Smith, Anita Varrati, Ted Zigler, 2008
  • ODE - Standards Alignment Development Study, 2006-2007

Recent Awards and Recognition

  • Lourdes College 15 Years of Service Recognition
  • Lourdes College Faculty Excellence Award
  • National Catholic Education Association Award
  • Catholic Youth and School Services – Service Award
  • Paul Harris Fellowship Award

Contact


Michael J. Smith
Office: ASI 285
Phone 419-824-3723
Email