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Rachel Althof, Ed.D.

Program Chair, Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership

rachel.althof@franklin.edu

Education

2015
Columbia University (New York, New York)
Doctor of Education, Art of Education
2004
The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Master of Art, Art Education
2002
The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Bachelor of Art Education, Art Education

Certifications

2021
Social & Behavioral Research - Basic, Social & Behavioral Research, 1 - Basic Course, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), Expiration Date: 2024

Licensures

2016
5 Year Professional Special All Grades (K-12) License, State of Ohio Department of Education

Work Experience

2021 - Present
Franklin University, Program Chair, Doctor of Education in Organizational
2021 - 2021
Franklin University, Lead Faculty
2018 - 2020
The Wellington School, Division Head
2015 - 2018
The Wellington School, Teaching and Learning Dean
2010 - 2011
Columbia University, Program Coordinator, Teacher Education

Publications & Presentations

Althof, R. (2021, Sep. 23). Negotiating Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech. Continuing the Conversation: Delving Into Difference Conference.
Althof, R. (2018). Ahead of the curve: App-enabled in the middle school. The Jag.
Althof, R., & Backhurst, D. (2016). Focused engagement: Most likely to succeed. Well Said. https://www.wellington.org/blog/partnership-provides-creative- collaboration/
Althof, R., & Backhurst, D. (2016). Focused engagement: Most likely to succeed. Well Said. https://www.wellington.org/blog/ focused-engagement-most-likely-to-succeed/
Althof, R. (2015). Reflections on the Socratic method. Visual Inquiry 4(2), pp. 89-96.
Althof, R. (2010). Approaching Walter Benjamin from beyond. The New York Optimist. http://www.thenewyorkoptimist.com/ RachelSmithAlthof_WalterBenjaminMarch23_2010.html