NORCROSS, GA. - Ashworth College welcomes Kelly Druszkowski as director of program development. Druszkowski brings nearly 25 years of experience in instructional design, course development, educational technology, program improvement, project management, accreditation and compliance, learning management systems, and more to the online college and its three subsidiaries: Madison School of Healthcare, PCDI Canada, and James Madison High School.
“I am very excited to be joining the Ashworth College team,” Druszkowski said about her new position. “I am looking forward to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional educational opportunities and utilizing technology and best-in-class instructional methodologies to take our courses to the next level.”
With more than a decade of director-level experience working in development and management of educational programs, Druszkowski’s addition to the Ashworth College faculty reinforces the school’s commitment to continuous quality improvement of its online learning experience.
“Kelly has phenomenal experience leading virtual cross-functional teams through curriculum development and management,“ said Chief Academic Officer Christine Jax. “I expect her efforts here will help our local and remote staffs expedite program development and improvements. Her experience and organizational strengths will challenge us to strengthen the quality of our courses so we can continue to provide affordable education that exceeds student expectations.”
Druszkowski has been integral to the design of 900 online, blended, and traditional courses and more than 45 degree-level programs for post-secondary institutions like Carnegie Mellon, Texas A&M, London School of Economics, and numerous others. She holds her Master of Science in Education and Bachelor of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Ill., where she is also pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Design and Educational Technology.
The Ashworth College family of online schools includes Ashworth College, Madison School of Healthcare, PCDI Canada, and James Madison High School. All three post-secondary schools are nationally-accredited online institutions that provide flexible and affordable education through more than 125 career-focused programs in the high-demand fields of healthcare, technology, business, creative services, education, legal studies, and trades while James Madison High School is a regionally-accredited secondary school that provides college prep and general education diploma programs to students of all ages. Since its founding 30 years ago, about 350,000 students have graduated from Ashworth College or its subsidiaries with diplomas, professional certificates, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For more information, visit www.ashworthcollege.edu/why-ashworth/our-online-schools/.
Ashworth College, Madison School of Healthcare, and PCDI Canada are accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). James Madison High School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) and by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).