Sally Creasap | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


  • Sally Creasap, PhD


    Sally Creasap

    Ruff Learning Center


    • Biography

      Dr. Sally Creasap is a full professor of early childhood education. Before coming to Capital, she worked as a preschool teacher, home visitor and home base manager for a Head Start Program with South-Western City Schools. She also spent 7 years as a consultant for the Ohio Department of Education in the Division of Teacher Education and Certification.

      She earned Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from The Ohio State University. In addition, she obtained a Master of Business Administration from The University of Dayton, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Clark State Community College.

      Her research interests have included the benefits of engaging in reflective practice and the use of dispositions as an assessment tool in teacher preparation programs. Her most recent interest includes the use of mindfulness to enhance social-emotional learning.

      In addition to her role as a professor, Dr. Creasap also serves as the Faculty Athletic Representative for Capital University.

    • Degrees Earned

      Ph.D. The Ohio State University
      Master of Arts The Ohio State University
      Master of Business Administration The University of Dayton
      Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Bowling Green State University
      Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education Clark State Community College

    • Teaches

      EDUC. 211 Foundations of Early Childhood Education
      EDUC. 312 Family, Community and Culture
      EDUC. 214 Integrating Learning Experiences: Art, Music, Drama and Movement

    • Publications

      Creasap, S.A., Peters, A.L. and Uline, C.L. (2005). “The Effects of Guided Reflection on Educational Leadership Practice: Mentoring and Portfolio Writing as a Means to Transformative Learning for Early-Career Principals.” The Journal of School Leadership, 15 (4), 352-.386

      Creasap, S.A. and Conrad, B. (2014). “The Use of Dispositional Assessment in Teacher Preparation Programs as a Means of Preparing Responsible Teachers” Journal of Scholastic Inquiry: Education 2 (1), 20-39.