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Deborah Zurmehly

Program Manager, Department of Teaching and Learning

(614) 688-8154


Deb Zurmehly supports the implementation of the Child and Youth Studies undergraduate major program. She places students for yearlong field placement/internship; develops relationships with community programs to support the field placement; acts as liaison for students; provide administrative support; and teaches courses in Child and Youth Studies and Early Childhood Education programs. 


  • PhD, Education Multicultural & Equity Studies, The Ohio State University
  • MS, Early Childhood Education, Ohio University
  • BS, Early Education, Ohio University


  • Preschool Lead Teacher, Our Savior Lutheran Preschool Chillicothe, Ohio
  • Kindergarten Teacher, RCCA, Chillicothe, Ohio
  • Instructor in Department of Early Childhood, Pickaway-Ross Joint Vocational Center Chillicothe, Ohio

Campus Involvement

  • Ohio State Reggio Study Group

Favorite aspect of Ohio State

The history and tradition surrounding the Ohio State football program, especially the role of TBDBITL