Biography

Dr. Timothy Heaton serves as Professor of Education, and has been teaching at Cedarville the past 20 years. He received degrees from Wittenberg University, Grace Theological Seminary, and the University of Dayton. He teaches Introduction to Urban Teaching and the Multicultural/Inclusive Field Experience for all majors, Social Studies Methods for Middle Childhood, Responsive Schools for Middle Childhood, and the Honors class on Creativity. He has also served on numerous committees at the college and with the community. He is presently on the board of directors for the Urban Institute at Central State University.  His areas of specialty include Gifted Education, Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligence, Classroom Discipline and Management, Cooperative Learning, Creative Teaching Methods, and Urban Education. Dr. Heaton teaches courses in graduate education as well at Cedarville, University of Dayton, and Baptist Bible College and Seminary. He is a frequent ACSI conference speaker both nationally and internationally. He has also presented papers and done workshops at National and International Professional conferences. Dr. Heaton has traveled and done mission work in a number of different countries. Dr. Heaton's wife, Martha, is a Nurse at Miami Valley Hospital. His daughter, Molly, is a Cedarville graduate and teaches for the Centerville school system. His son, Paul, is a Grace College graduate and serves with the Winona Lake Police Dept. The Heatons also have 4 grandchildren. The Heatons are involved in numerous ministries at their church, The Gathering.

Education and Credentials

B.A., Wittenberg University (1973)

M.A., Grace Theological Seminary (1986)

Ph.D., University of Dayton (1999)

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Expert Topics

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Common Core Curriculum Standards
  • Brain Compatible Learning
  • Differentiation
  • Learning Styles
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leadership
  • Social Studies
  • Supervision