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Ashland Community and Technical College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

Educate with Excellence. Serve with purpose. Succeed for life.

Ashland Community and Technical College is strengthening our communities by providing certificate, diploma, and associate degree programs that prepare students for employment or transfer to baccalaureate programs as well as enhance job skills through workforce training.

Ashland Community and Technical College, a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is a public associate degree granting institution serving Northeast Kentucky.

Ashland Community and Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. Questions about the accreditation of Ashland Community and Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (

Academic Programs

Transfer Curricula

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science

Occupational/Technical Curricula

Occupational/Technical Curricula: The program listing represents broad groups of instructional programs offered by the college. Individual certificate (C), diploma (D), and Associate in Applied Science (A) degree curricula in each group are noted by C, D, and A in parenthesis.

  • Advanced Integrated Technology (C, A)
  • Air Conditioning Technology (C, D)
  • Appalachian Studies (C)
  • Applied Process Technologies (C, A)
  • Automotive Technology (C, D)
  • Business Communications (C)
  • Business Foundations (C)
  • Business Studies:
    • Administrative Office Technology (C, D, A)
    • Business Administration (C, D, A)
  • Certified Medical Technician (C)
  • Computer Aided Drafting and Design (C, D)
  • Computer and Information Technologies (C, D)
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining (C, D)
  • Cosmetology (C, D)
  • Criminal Justice (A, C)
  • Culinary Arts (C, D, A)
  • Diesel Technology (C, D)
  • Digital Printing Technology (C)
  • Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic (C)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (C)
  • Energy Technologies (C)
  • Fire Science Technology (C, D, A)
  • General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
  • Health Science Technology (A)
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C, D, A)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Technology:
    • Electrical Technology (C, D)
    • Industrial Maintenance Technology (A, C, D)
  • Marine Technology (C)
  • Medical Assisting (C)
  • Medical Information Technology (C, D, A)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (C)
  • Nursing (A)
  • Nursing Assistant – Advanced (C)
  • Plumbing Technology (C)
  • Practical Nursing (C, D)
  • Respiratory Care (A)
  • Surgical Technology (D, A)
  • Truck Driver Training (C)
  • Welding Technology (C, D)

Contact Information

Ashland Community and Technical College
1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 326-2000, (800) 928-4256

  • College Drive Campus (CDC)
  • Roberts Drive Campus (RDC)
  • Technology Drive Campus (TDC)

General Information

Office Phone number
Admissions (606) 326-2413
Advising Center (606) 326-2040
Adult Education and Literacy (606) 326-2457
Business Office (606) 326-2041
Center for Community, Workforce and Economic Development (606) 326-2129
Community and Technical College Foundation (606) 326-2071
Disability Services (606) 326-2051
Financial Aid (606) 326-2198
Human Resources (606) 326-2044
Library (606) 326-2169
Public Relations (606) 326-2103
Records (606) 326-2413
Veterans Affairs (606) 326-2275
Website (webmaster) (606) 326-2090


Position Name Phone Number
President Dr. Larry Ferguson (606) 326-2043
Dean of Academic Affairs/CAO Dr. Todd Brand (606) 326-2163
Dean of Business Affairs Karen Blevins (606) 326-2063
Director of Advancement Brooke Seasor (606) 326-2092
Dean of Institutional Planning, Research and Effectiveness Steve Flouhouse (606) 326-2055
Dean of Student Success and Enrollment Services Steven Woodburn (606) 326-2077
Associate Dean of Information Technology Farnoosh Rafiee (606) 326-2069
Registrar/Director of Admissions Robin Lewis (606) 326-2423
Director of Financial Aid Adam Chapman (606) 326-2114
Director of Cultural Diversity Al Baker (606) 326-2422


This page reflects faculty names and their degree/credential as of July 1, 2021.  This information is updated annually.

Allen, Joseph D, Assistant Professor, MSN, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2015
Alley, Alan C, Professor, DC, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1998
Bartram, Katharine, Instructor, Kentucky Christian University, MS Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
Bailey, Danny G, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1971
Blair, Kathy L, Associate Professor, MSN, University of Phoenix, 2012
Boggs, Christopher J, Professor, AAS, Institute of Electronics Technology, 1992
Bowman, Curtis D, Professor, Certification, Collins Career Center, 1979
Bradley, John M, Professor, Certification, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, 1999
Bradley, Peggy L, Professor, BS, Morehead State University, 1979
Brown, Jesse, Instructor, Certificate, Eastside Center for Applied Technology, 1995
Brown, Sara A, Professor, EdD, Marshall University 2021
Cantrell, Heather, Instructor, AAS, Ashland Community and Technical College, 2008
Carroll, Brigitte Lee, Assistant Professor, BSN, Mountain State University, 2008
Cassady, Jeffrey M, Assistant Professor, AAS, Ashland Community and Technical College, 2013
Chambers, Jeffrey, Instructor, BSN, Ohio University, 2017
Childress, David C, Professor, Morehead State University, 1985
Collins, Anne Marie, Assistant Professor, Certification, Belefonte Beauty College, 2005
Conley, Richard R, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1973
Cullum, Randolph, Professor, MA, Marshall University, 1981
Davis, Virgil K, Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 1986
Edwards, Kathryn Hare Tucci, Professor, MA, Marshall University, 1991
Flath, Mary C, Professor, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, 1991
Flouhouse, Steven D, Professor, MS, Marshall University, 1991
Fosterwelsh, Wendy, Professor, MFA, Georgia Southern University, 2004
Frye, Bettie E, Professor/Librarian I, MLS, University of South Carolina, 1989
Green, Melissa, Instructor, BS, East Carolina University, 1992
Hall, James C, Associate Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2014
Hall, Ralfred J, Professor, MS, Morehead State University, 1993
Hankins, Shannon, Assistant Professor, PhD Ohio University 2015
Henderson, Lisa Marie, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Phoenix, 2013
Howard, Warren H, Professor, MA, Morehead State University, 2003
Howerton, Deena, Associate Professor, BSN Bellarmine College 2002
James, Jesse J, Associate Professor, AAS, Ashland Community and Technical College, 2010
Joy, Jonathan, Associate Professor, MA, Marshall University, 2004
Justice, Debra, Professor, MA, Marshall University, 1997
Klinepeter, Pamela, Professor, MLS, University of Kentucky, 2005
Kumar, Ramamurthy Chandra, Professor, MS, Florida Institute of Technology, 1986
Martin, Frances, Professor, AME, Morehead State University, 1994
McCarty, Shannon, Professor, Certificate, Collins Career Center, 1990
McGinnis, Vicki, Associate Professor, MA University of Kentucky, 1994
Meadows, Kayla, Assistant Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2015
Mengistu, Aschalew, Professor, PhD, University of Wales College of Medicine, 2002
Merritt, Richard P, Associate Professor, MA, Marshall University, 2011
Mohebbian, Hossein, Professor, MA, Marshall University, 1983
Morrison, Seth, Instructor, BA, Education, Marshall University, 2001
Osborne, Lydia Gail, Assistant Professor, MSN, Walden University, 2015
Pancake, Danny, Associate Professor, Certificate, Machine Operator, Jackson Manpower, 1975
Pfau, Matthew Scott, Assistant Professor, BS, Morehead State University, 2017
Queen, Dale, Instructor, MA, Morehead State University, 2002
Ratliff, Terri Lynn, Associate Professor, BSN, Marshall University, 1993
Riggs, Mark, Professor, MS, Mississippi State University, 2000
Riggs, Sonya, Instructor, ADN, University of Rio Grande, 2017
Robinson, Natalie, Associate Professor, MSN, Bellarmine University, 2007
Shaffer, Misty, Instructor, BSN, Ohio University, 2016
Shelton, Cynthia, Professor, AME, Marshall University, 1992
Skidmore, Ashley, Associate Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 2006
Smith, Mark S, Associate Professor, BS, Morehead State University, 1999
Smith, Mourine K, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 2010
Stevens, Tyler B, Associate Professor, AAS, Ashland Community and Technical College, 2009
Tackett, Michael B, Associate Professor, AS, Ashland Community and Technical College, 2008
Thompson, Janet C, Assistant Professor, MS, Marshall University, 2013
Tussey, Laura L, Professor, MA, Marshall University, 2000
Wallace-Vernatter, Susan Y, Associate Professor, BS, Bellevue University, 2008
Walters, William Jeffrey, Instructor, BA, Morehead State, 1985
Wheeler, Thomas, Assistant Professor, Certification, Ashland State Vocational, 1986
Willis, John, Instructor, MA, Marshall University 2008