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Dr. Timothy Heaton

Professor of Education

Chair of the Central State University Institute of Urban Education

Teacher Facilitator Member of the Governor's Council for Closing the Achievement Gap with African-American Males

Coordinator of the Central State University/Cedarville University Cooperative Culturally Responsive Teaching Conference

Visiting Professor at University of Dayton Master's Program

Biography:  Nearly 40 years teaching in both private and public schools, all subjects contained classroom, specialized subjects in middle school, principal of a K-5 building. 
Degrees:  BA-Wittenberg University, 1973, MA Grace Theological Seminary, 1985, PhD University of Dayton, 1998.
Active in various ministries at church.

I am the Chair of the Advisory Board for the Central State University Institute of Urban Education and work closely with the Annual Cultural Competency Teaching conference in collaboration with Cedarville University. I head up the MLK Jr. Community Conference at Cedarville University, and am a visiting professor for University of Dayton's Master's Program.

Married to Martha since 1976
Children: Molly and Paul
Grandchildren:  Will, Nathaniel, Matthew, Mya, Ella and Ethan

For more information, please see Dr. Heaton's Curriculum Vita.

Research Interests

Research in Education regarding Better Teacher Strategies, Pedagogy, and Brain-based Education


Reading Historical Fiction, Suspenseful Fiction, Antiques, Traveling, Gardening, Decorating, Conducting Teacher In-Services nationally and internationally

Favorite Verses:

"Be Still and Know that I am God"

- Psalm 46:10

"Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."

- Phillipians 1:4b-6