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Student Services Staff

From recruitment to graduation, our staff is here to support the needs of all Educational Studies graduate students. Our talented staff possesses detailed knowledge of processes and policies related to and important to Educational Studies graduate students. We also provide students with information regarding admissions, licenses, transfer of programs, registration, graduation and much more.

To contact us please send an e-mail to or call us at 614.688.4007.


Alisa Tate
Director of Student Services
Manages student services office and support staff needs. Serves as a lead recruiter, academic advisor, and liaison for the department for the Graduate School and other university entities.

Nadine Denton
Admissions Coordinator
MA, MLT, EdS, EdD, and PhD admissions process

Christine Fagan
Student Services Coordinator
Licensure and Graduation Coordinator
Oversees all graduation services for the SSGS office, oversees all licensure and endorsement applications for ODE, CAEP data collection, TK20 applications and student support.

Ashley Putnam
Program Assistant
I coordinate the day-to-day operation of the Student Services office, provide support with recruitment, admissions and graduation, and handle records retention. I am the Educational Studies Teaching Associates (ESTA) advisor, oversee Graduate Interdisciplinary Specializations, and process undergraduate and graduate transfer credit.

Ashley Lomax
Assistant Director for Recruitment & Communications
I oversee programs and initiatives in the office affiliated with the recruitment, orientation, and retention of graduate students for the Department of Educational Studies. I also serve as the advisor for the department student council and am developing the department’s alumni network.