DR. MICHAEL SCHOLES, PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Scoles.jpgMichael Scoles, Ed.D., is an 18-year veteran of K-12 public education and a lifelong resident of Findlay and the Hancock County community. He joins UF as a full-time faculty member in the College of Education in August 2013, teaching in the doctor of education program.

Scoles has served as a classroom teacher at the elementary, middle and high school levels for 10 years and has been a secondary school guidance counselor for the past eight years. He has also worked as an adjunct faculty member at Bluffton University and at UF where he has taught in the COE at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

A licensed teacher, elementary and secondary school principal and counselor, Scoles holds both a bachelor's and master's degree from The University of Findlay and a master's degree in school counseling from The University of Dayton. He earned his doctorate from Bowling Green State University where his program cognate focus was in educational research. He has also completed post-doctoral coursework in the Research and Measurement program at The University of Toledo. Scoles is the recipient of the 2012 Research & Writing Award from the Ohio School Counselor Association.

UF's doctor of education program will be offered completely online with attendance at a week-long summer workshop required.

Michael Scoles can be reached at scoles@findlay.edu​ or 419-434-5812.