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Faculty and Staff

Meet our excellent faculty and staff:

Ardath Franck, PhD, Director

Dr. Ardath Franck is a graduate of Western Reserve University (PhD, Education), and Kent State University (M.A., Education, B.S. Education).  She is a certified school psychologist, speech, and reading supervisor.  Dr. Franck is the founder and director of the Akron Speech and Reading Center/Akron Education Campus, serving in that capacity since 1960.  She also served as the school psychologist for the Wadsworth Public School District, Brecksville Public Schools, and Summit County Schools and as a speech therapist for the Coventry and Revere Schools.  She has served as the Director/Instructor at the University of Akron Speech Clinic and an instructor in the Western Reserve Graduate School.  She has directed special reading programs for both the Wadsworth and Elyria Public Schools and has served as a consultant for the Hobbit's Pre-School. Author of YOUR CHILD LEARNS, a layman's psychological guide to child-rearing, she has been featured in Who's Who in American Education annually since 1967.


Robert Bollinger, Lead Tutor

Robert Bollinger graduated from the University of Akron (M.S., Mathematics, B.S., Mathematics) and The Ohio State University (B.S., Chemical Engineering).

Mr. Bollinger served as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Akron and a substitute teacher for the Medina County Schools.  He is the Lead Tutor in both Mathematics and Reading at the Akron Education Campus.