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 Ohio Department of Education

The Ohio Department of Education oversees the state’s public education system, which includes public school districts, joint vocational school districts and charter schools. The department also monitors educational service centers, other regional education providers, early learning and childcare programs, and private schools.


HACU fulfills its mission by:

  • promoting the development of member colleges and universities;
  • improving access to and the quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and
  • meeting the needs of business, industry and government through the development and sharing of resources, information and expertise.

Free Online Training for Educators (from Innovative Educators)

Ohio National University


Ohio National University provides professionally oriented online educational programs at a price that makes quality education accessible and affordable for a globally diverse student population.


Ohio National University was founded on the commitment to make a high quality education affordable and accessible. Therefore, the daily operations at Ohio National are guided by the following principles:

  • Maintaining a simplified admission and enrollment process
  • Offering the most in-demand degree programs
  • Providing an affordable pathway to a high-quality, American degree
  • Leveraging technology to offer convenient, productive interaction with Admissions representatives, faculty and advisors
  • Minimizing students’ cost by providing centralized textbooks and learning resources
  • Honoring students’ previous learning through a generous transfer credit policy

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Colleges and Universities


Colleges and Universities in the Dayton, Ohio area:

Wright State University University of Dayton
Clark State Community College Sinclair Community College
Franklin University Miami University
The Ohio State University University of Cincinnati
Ohio Dominican Urbana University
Wittenberg University Central State
Ally College

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Wright State University

Strategic Plans

Wright State University’s strategic plan is a guiding force in our day-to-day operations and in charting the future course of the university. At the core of every decision remains our commitment to changing the lives of our students and the communities we serve.

The Office of Latinos Affairs

Mission: The Office of Latino Affairs (OLA) fosters a supportive enviroment that enhances the success of Latino students, the Latino community, and the economic development of the region. We will recruit, retain, graduate, connect, and advance Latino students at Wright State University.

Vision: OLA will be the premier model for the Midwest in raising the education attainment level of the Latino community.

OLA is strongly committed to:

  • Increasing Latino student recruitment, retention, and graduation rates.
  • Increasing academic, social, employment, and leadership opportunities for Latino students.
  • Collaborating with academic units to promote and support Latino student success.
  • Collaborating and assisting with Latino faculty and staff recruitment, hiring, and retention.
  • Developing regional, domestic, and international collaborations to enrich the Latino collegiate experience.
  • Facilitating and supporting workforce development in the region, leading to gainful employment and successful career development for the Latino community.

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University of Dayton

A better tomorrow begins with a busy today.

At the University of Dayton, we learn by doing, because doing transforms education. Whether it’s breaking ground on campus to do groundbreaking work with GE Aviation, staying ahead of the economic curve by opening an institute in emerging China or increasing our global foothold by reducing our local footprint, we’re rolling up our sleeves and taking action to create a better tomorrow.

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Clark State Community College

With campus locations in Springfield, Beavercreek and Bellefontaine, as well as our extensive offering of online classes, Clark State is just a short drive or a click away. Our students and corporate customers have chosen Clark State because of our reputation for quality and personal 1:1 attention.

No matter where you live, your community’s college is close to home. With campus locations in Springfield, Beavercreek and Bellefontaine, as well as our extensive offering of online classes, Clark State is just a short drive or a click away. Our students and corporate customers have chosen Clark State because of our reputation for quality and customer service. Check out the links below to learn more about Clark State and the communities we serve.

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Sinclair Community College

Get Started at Sinclair Community College!

Are you ready to start on the best road to your future at Sinclair Community College? Getting started is simple. No matter which Sinclair location is right for you, all of the steps are the same and easy to complete! And remember—don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sinclair New Student Enrollment if you need help: 937-512-3000

Admission is open to all applicants, with the exception of international students on an F-1 visa. Some academic programs have additional requirements that must be completed prior to actually beginning the program. These include the Health Sciences programs, Paralegal, Police Academy, Early Childhood Education, ASEP, CAP, Honda PACT and the A.I.S. and A.T.S. degrees. Those who would like information about Sinclair Community College and its academic programs or would like to schedule a tour of the campus, contact the New Student Enrollment Center: 937-512-3000.

Apply online or in person at any regional Sinclair location. On the Dayton campus, visit the Enrollment Center: Building 10, Floor 4 lobby. A one-time nonrefundable $20 registration fee will be assessed at the time of your initial registration for classes.

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Franklin University

Mission Statement

Franklin University: The University of Opportunity

Franklin University is a student-centered, nonprofit, independent institution.

Franklin University provides high quality, relevant education enabling the broadest possible community of learners to achieve their goals and enrich the world.


Since 1902, Franklin University has been a pioneer in meeting the needs of adult students who have the ambition to continue their education in combination with other responsibilities.

As a learner-centered institution of higher education, the four cornerstones of the educational philosophy are:

  • Ensuring academic quality
  • Providing access to educational opportunities
  • Adapting to the needs of students
  • Responding to changes in society, professions, and the business community

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Miami University


Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. It is deeply committed to student success, builds great student and alumni loyalty, and empowers its students, faculty, and staff to become engaged citizens who use their knowledge and skills with integrity and compassion to improve the future of our global society.

Miami provides the opportunities of a major university while offering the personalized attention found in the best small colleges. It values teaching and intense engagement of faculty with students through its teacher-scholar model, by inviting students into the excitement of research and discovery. Miami’s faculty are nationally prominent scholars and artists who contribute to Miami, their own disciplines and to society by the creation of new knowledge and art. The University supports students in a highly involving residential experience on the Oxford campus and provides access to students, including those who are time and place bound, on its regional campuses. Miami provides a strong foundation in the traditional liberal arts for all students, and it offers nationally recognized majors in arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, and fine arts, as well as select graduate programs of excellence. As an inclusive community, Miami strives to cultivate an environment where diversity and difference are appreciated and respected.

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The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University’s main Columbus campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. More than 58,000 students select from 15 colleges, 200 undergraduate majors, and 250 master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs attend. As Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center.

The university’s total research expenditures, 2013-2014, topped $982.5 million. The university’s innovative prowess attains world-class status, particularly in critical areas such as cancer, infectious disease, advanced materials, and ag-bio products that feed and fuel the world.

An additional 6,500 students attend Ohio State’s regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Newark, and the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster. Founded as a federal land-grant institution in 1870, the university has awarded 698,482* (*as of August 2014) degrees since 1878. Its legacy extends to more than 500,000 living alumni.

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University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 43,000 students.

The University of Cincinnati, Ohio’s premier urban research university, traces its origins to 1819. In that year both Cincinnati College and the Medical College of Ohio were chartered.

  • 1870: the City of Cincinnati established the University of Cincinnati, which later absorbed the two predecessor institutions.
  • 1906: the University of Cincinnati created the first cooperative education program in the world. For many years, the University of Cincinnati was the second oldest and second largest municipal university in the country.
  • 1968: UC became a “municipally sponsored, state affiliated” institution, entering a transitional period culminating on July 1, 1977 when UC joined the university system of Ohio.
  • Today, UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission, and is ranked as one of America’s top 25 public research universities by the National Science Foundation.

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Ohio Dominican

The Ohio Dominican community is lively, passionate and dedicated to the success of our students and the pursuit of truth, justice and peace.

As a Catholic liberal arts university in the Dominican tradition, ODU is guided in its educational mission by the Dominican motto: To contemplate truth and to share with others the fruits of this contemplation.

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Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University offers a traditional liberal arts education in a small college environment, emphasizing student learning through individual attention, excellence in instruction, career-oriented academic programs, and critical reflection on ethics and values.

Urbana is a private, not-for-profit institution located in Urbana, Ohio, on a campus that is small enough to foster close connections between faculty and students, and large enough to provide cutting-edge programs. It was the second institution of higher education in Ohio to admit women and the first in the state to offer a nontraditional degree completion program.

Our vibrant 128-acre campus in west central Ohio is a blend of modern and traditional architecture. Our campus is situated in a small town with the convenience of being less than an hour from the major metropolitan areas of Columbus and Dayton.

Urbana University students are a diverse group who hail from Ohio, the Midwest, and countries around the world.

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Wittenberg University

A Lutheran-affiliated liberal arts college in the heart of Southwest Ohio, Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Guests on our campus, which is recognized as one of America’s most beautiful, will quickly feel the friendliness with the first of many “Wittenberg Hellos” during their visit.
The same can be found inside the classroom where professors understand that personal attention makes a huge difference in how students learn. The fact that many encourage conversation after class or host gatherings in their homes only supports their passion for teaching and their desire to ensure students’ success.
In addition to offering course work in the humanities, arts and sciences, Wittenberg also offers distinct academic programming in non-traditional areas in most liberal arts colleges, including business and teacher education certification.
Students who attend Wittenberg tend to rank in the top quarter of their high school class, and many are fully engaged leaders, who are involved with everything from student government to athletics. It’s no surprise that Wittenberg has more than 120 active clubs to cultivate all interests, as well as 23 varsity sports that compete at the highest levels in NCAA Division III.

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Central State

Attending College is a wonderful, exhilarating, and sometimes intimidating step in preparing for you career goal. At Central State University, you will have the support of a small community to assist you in transforming your life. As Ohio’s only publicly funded Historically Black University, Central State University offers a broad curriculum that ensures every student is exposed to the world beyond the classroom. Central State University’s Curriculum includes options for future educators, scientists, engineers, performers, and more! With over 30 bachelor’s degree
programs and graduate programs in education, Central State University offers you a variety of Educational and career opportunities that will prepare you for your future goals.

At an affordable price along with comfortable residence halls, computer station at designated locations throughout the campus, and plenty of student organizations, Central State University will help you every step of the way to change you into a leader.

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Ally College 

Ally College – CNA/ STNA Classes in Dayton Ohio – CPR Training.

Ally College provides a 75-hour course that is approved by the Ohio Department of Health. After completing the course, you will be eligible to start working in the home health care field.

Ally College is approved by the Ohio Department of Health to provide the required 75 hour class in Dayton, Ohio to become a STNA -State Tested Nurse Aide. We allow you to take an on-site STNA test online proctored by the State which will provide your results within 24 to 48 hours of taking the test.

Ally College also accepts college of nursing students to take the CNA course with an emphasis on clinical skills required to be successful in your future career.

Call Us (513) 788-2559 for more Information on CPR, CNA and STNA Classes in Dayton Ohio.

Ally College is located at 7031 Corporate Way Suite 103, Dayton, OH 45459.

For more information, please visit

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