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Dr. Pamela Young (OH '92)

Associate Dean for Accreditation and Diversity, School of Education and Health Sciences

University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

At the time of the Award, Dr. Pamela Young was:

Snowhill Elementary School
Springfield, OH

Biographical Information

Dr. Pam Young is Clinical Faculty, Educational Administration and Director of Accreditation & Assessment in the School of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Dayton, OH. Previously, Dr. Young served as an associate superintendent for the Ohio Department of Education in Columbus.  While serving as a central office director for the Springfield City Schools, she authored and received a Milken Festival for Youth community service grant that involved students and staff in five Springfield elementary schools in conjunction with their "senior" community partners.  When she was principal of Snowhill Elementary School in Springfield, the school was designated a 1991 Hall of Fame School by the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators (OAESA). Her innovations included a 1992 mock presidential election held at Snowhill and other schools nationwide. "I believe that the elementary school is where real change must occur during these challenging times," said Dr. Young, who was a member and former chair of the Ohio Teacher Education Advisory Commission. Dr. Young received OAESA’s 2016 D. Richard Murray Service Award, in 2015 was named one of three Extraordinary Women by the Women’s Partnership Funds affiliate of the Springfield (OH) Foundation and received Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development’s 2013 Accomplished Graduate Award. Representing the National Association of Elementary Principals, she is a trained Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP--formerly NCATE) lead site visitor and team member.

Related Connections

Milestone: Pamela Young (OH ‘92) Named 'Extraordinary Woman of Clark County'

Milestone: Pamela Young (OH '92) Honored with 2013 Bowling Green State University College Alumni Award

Dr. Pamela Young In The News

Luncheon to Honor Three Springfield Women
Springfield News-Sun  |  Apr 17, 2015  |  Springfield, OH

Pamela Cross Young - People on the Move
Dayton Business Journal  |  Apr 04, 2013  |  Dayton, OH

Additional Information


1974 Bowling Green State University, B.S.