Dr. Joseph Hruby
Dr. Hruby is an associate professor and director of advanced studies in the Division of Education. He earned his Ph. D. in school leadership and curriculum and instruction at Kent State University, M.A.Ed. in school leadership at Baldwin Wallace University, and B.M/B.A. at Miami University in education 1-8, music K-12 education, and music performance. Dr. Hruby is also a professional violoncellist, having studied with Ernst Silberstein, Linn Harrell, Jorge Sicre, and Stephen Geber. Dr. Hruby holds the following professional certificates/licensees: superintendent; elementary and secondary principal; elementary education 1-8; and music K-12. His prior positions include: assistant superintendent; curriculum director; principal; teacher K-12. He has worked in both private and public school systems. Dr. Hruby's areas of research include: assessment (formative/summative); differentiated instruction; brain research connected to pedagogy; and school leadership.