Columbus Center PDS

Ashland University Columbus Center Professional Development Services 

Suite 138
1900 E. Dublin Granville Road
Columbus, Ohio 43229

Office: 614-794-4850 

Office: 877-557-9497

Fax: 614-794-0805

Cheryle Basinger, PhD - Director

Georgine Collettee - Assistant Director 

Courtney Kessler, Administrative Assistant 

Heather McElwain, Administrative Assistant

Columbus Center Professional Development Services

Columbus Center


Ashland University's Columbus Center of Professional Development Services

40 years of Professional Development serving Educators of Ohio and beyond!

1900 E. Granville Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43229


Ashland University Professional Development Services adhere to Ohio Standards for Professional Development which reflects the nation's expanding knowledge about the elements of effective professional learning. By adapting and integrating Learning Forward standards into Ohio's benchmarks, we are able to benefit from the collective wisdom of experts across the country.

The Ohio Standards for Professional Development include seven standards:                                                                                           

Standard 1: Learning Communities
Standard 2: Leadership
Standard 3: Resources
Standard 4: Data
Standard 5: Learning Designs
Standard 6: Implementation
Standard 7: Outcomes

For more information on each standard please visit:

Types of Classes Offered:
Face-to-Face, Hybrid, Job-Embedded and On-line Opportunities

Those earning graduate credit will complete a 3 hour outside assignment per credit hour.

What can we do for you?
The most important aspect of our services is that we not only provide high quality professional development, but we are able to assist school districts in tailoring professional development to support important initiatives within the district. Call or email to see how we can help you elevate the learning in your district. 614-794-4850 or

The Columbus Team - Standing: Ana Webb, Georgine Collette, Courtney Kessler  Seated: Cheryle Dee Basinger

Columbus Team