CU hires assistant professor of education

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Lucas Pennington

Samantha Stevenson

Campbellsville University

Deborah Allen Spalding of Lebanon has been employed at Campbellsville University as an assistant professor of education, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU.

Spalding is a 1975 graduate of Marion County High School. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in special education for kindergarten through eighth-grade students.

In 1986, she earned her master's degree in psychometry. Spalding earned Rank I certification in 2000, and in 2001 she became certified as a director of special education.

Spalding has been active in the special education community, serving on the board of directors in 2010 and the local interagency council board for Communicare, and also on the advisory board at the Anderson County Regional Training Center.

She has been a member of Counsel for Exceptional Children and KYCASE for 11 years and a member of the local handicap association, where she served as chairperson for two years.

Spalding is the wife of Ronald Allen Spalding. She is the daughter of Edna Mae Allen of Lebanon and the late James Ray Allen. Spalding and her husband have two grown children, Jason Allen Spalding and Jameson Tyler Spalding. They also have two grandsons, Ty and Zac.