Pamela Cross Young, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Director of Accreditation
Full-Time Faculty
School of Education and Health Sciences: Educational Leadership, Office of the Dean

  • Location: College Park Center, 618B
  • Phone: 937-229-3323
  • Email: Contact

Courses Taught

  • EDA 711/811 Curriculum Development & Leadership
  • EDA 710/810 Curriculum Evaluation & Instruction
  • EDA 551 Research
  • EDA 511 Curriculum
  • EDA 509 Supervision & Professional Development
  • EDA 505 Educational Leadership

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership, University of Dayton
  • M.S., Education, Mansfield State College
  • B.S., Education, Bowling Green State University

Professional Activities

  • 2012 Introduction to Accreditation Pathways:  Focus on Continuous Improvement (Invited Presentation—CAEP Conference Fall 2012; September 13, 2012).
  • 2011 Partnerships to Recruit and Support Prospective Teachers As They Learn to Serve Specialized Communities (Roundtable—AACTE 2011 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA; Feb 25, 2011).
  • 2010–2011 Participation as a community member in Springfield City Schools’ Middle School Improvement Process—to review student conduct, school climate, and academics. 
  • Member (since 1982) and Past President (1996), Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators
  • Member, Prospective Educators Scholarship Selection Committee and Prospective Teachers Summer camp staff, Phi Delta Kappa International
  • Senior staff member for the Ohio Alternative Education Advisory Council, OCAN (Ohio College Access Network) Advisory Committee, and Project GRAD (Graduation Really Achieves Dreams) Ohio Advisory Board

Service Activities

  • Chair Community Mercy Health Partners Board of Trustees
  • Member, City of Springfield Planning Board
  • Mentor for the inaugural Professional Women’s Resource Conference (PWRC) 2012
  • Past Member and Vice-Chair Catholic Central Schools Board of Trustees
  • Member, Springfield Civic Theater Board of Directors

Research Interests

  • Learning assessment
  • Closing achievement gaps
  • Theory and practice of preparing administrative candidates to work in diverse settings

Selected Publications

  • Young, P.C., & Dolph, D. (2010, Fall). 21st century skills:  Practices and considerations. Principal  Navigator, 26-27.
  • Young, P.C., (2010) “Accreditation.”  In, T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J. Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.)  Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, 13-17.
  • Young, P.C., (2010) “Alternative Assessment.”  In, T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J. Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.)  Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, 41-43.
  • Young, P.C., (2010) “Assessment.”  In, T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J. Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.)  Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, 72-77.
  • Young, P.C., (2010) “Comer, James.”  In, T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J. Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.)  Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, 183-184.
  • Young, P.C., (2010) “Whiteness.”  In, T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J. Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.)  Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, 2:939-940.
  • Young, P.C., & Dolph, D. (2008, March). The principal as an effective change agent within a collaborative culture. Principal  Navigator, 10-12.