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2:00 p.m.

Main Campus


Swaziland Change Wars


Hyson Campus Center 


Human Trafficking

8:00 p.m.

The Barn


Cara Boyd - Senior Recital

5:00 p.m.

Thorne Performance Hall


Maddie Miller - Senior Recital

4:30 p.m.

Thorne Performance Hall

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Dr. Michael Traugh

Contact Information

Jetter School of Professional StudiesProfessor of Education
740-397-9000 Ext. 3418Email Dr. Traugh
Professional Experience:
  • Galion City Schools; Principal, Assistant Superintendent, Superintendent
  • Columbus Public Schools; Teacher
Professional Organizations:
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA)
  • American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
  • Past President, North Central Ohio BASA
  • Site Visitor, United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon Secondary Schools Recognition Program
  • Past Board Member, Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio
  • Former Board Member, Galion Chamber of Commerce
Awards and Recognition:
  • GPS Faculty Member of the Year Award 2006
  • United Way City-Wide Chairperson
  • Staff-Parish Relations Committee; Liturgist, Sunbury United Methodist Church
  • Former President, Galion Rotary Club
  • Phi Eta Sigma
Published Works & Presentations:
  • Least Restrictive Environment Project Evaluation Report for OEC grant (SST 7 Mansfield, Ohio; 2011-15)
  • Teaching American History Grant: Final Evaluation Report, U.S. Department of Education (Western Buckeye ESC 2006-2010)
  • Even Start Program Evaluation for Huron County, (2003-2006)
  • Board of Directors Evaluation Survey, (North Central State College; 2005)
  • Ohio Reads Program Evaluation Report for the North Union Local Schools, 2003-2006
  • Project PEERS; (Math and Science Ohio Department of Higher Education Grant program evaluation for Western Buckeye ESC and Ashland University, 2004)
  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (1997)
  • M.A. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (1974)
  • B.A. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan (1971)
  • Ohio Superintendent License through 2020