Profile for Ashley Cree

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Specialty area(s)

Teacher certification/licensing, academic policies and procedures, monitoring degree progress, probation and suspension, advising, and admission to School of Education programs.

Brief biography

The SOE Academic Services Director/Teacher Certification Officer is responsible for coordinating the SOE undergraduate advising program, and administering and overseeing the SOE and University academic policies and procedures. The Academic Services Director/Teacher Certification Office works with students regarding teacher certification/licensure, degree progress, policy exception requests, probation, and suspension issues.


M.S. in Adult Education

Troy University

B.S. History and minor in Professional Writing

Austin Peay State University


Professional history

2016-present:  SOE Academic Services Director/Teacher Certification Officer, University of Wisconsin La Crosse

2013-2016:  Deputy Director, Marine Corps Community Services – Education & Career Services Okinawa, Japan

2012-2013:  Director, Central Texas College – Pacific Far East Region Okinawa, Guam, & Diego Garcia

2011-2012:  Site Director, Troy University – Pacific Region

2009-2011:  Coordinator, Missouri University of Science & Technology

2007-2009:  Assistant Director of Student Services, Troy University - Atlantic Region

2006:  Assistant Director of Re-Admission, Brown Mackie College

Research and publishing

Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Chocolate History Research Grant 2019



Beck Hawkins, Academic Advising Center & Career Services and Ashley Cree, School of Education, presented "The New Normal: Mind, Body, Spirit After COVID-19" at NASPA Region IV E Conference on Nov. 7 in Minneapolis, MN.

Submitted on: Nov. 11



Lisa Lenarz, Art; Jennifer Kosiak and Jenni McCool, both Mathematics, Statistics; and Lindsey Butts, Ashley Cree and Mai Chao Duddeck, all SOE office of the dean; received the award for the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Chocolate History Research Grant at the 15th Annual banquet dinner of the Heritage Chocolate Society on Jan. 19 in Orlando, FL.

Submitted on: Jan. 30, 2019