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'Dr. Whitely's unique combination of experiences as an educational psychologist, social outreach program designer, and international humanitarian make him stand out as an individual capable of significantly contributing to the well being of students... Dr. Whitely's ability to engage students, faculty, and the general public in scholarly discussions demonstrates his 'It Takes A Village' philosophy to involve the larger community in providing students with a well-rounded education' Dr. Michael Ben-Avie, Research Scientist, Yale University.

‘Dr. Whitely is a humanitarian scholar with rich experience in education. He has a strong sense of global village. He has been involved in many activities promoting understanding between diverse groups as well as between nations. He has been invited to work on projects at Yale University to promote understanding of minorities. He collaborated with other scholars and developed educational instruments to study human behavior.’ Dr. Wei Huang, Cuyahoga Community College Counseling Department, Associate Professor.

‘As a professor, Dr. Whitely has the ingenuity, organizational skills, and pedagogy that distinguish him from other professors. Dr. Whitely is a man of astounding character. Every student walking through the door of his classroom receives an equitable amount of his instructional time, and he shows a tremendous amount of respect for each of his students. However, Dr. Whitely’s greatest quality is his ability to make the coursework applicable to the real world through innovative co-curricular activities and programs. Mr. Kenneth Page, Kent State University ESL Program in Bahcesehir Ugur Preparatory School, Istanbul, Turkey.

'Dr. Whitely's ability to mentor students is evident as is his commitment to their success in and out of the classroom. He is able to develop, nurture and maintain beneficial partnerships as demonstrated by his organizational and coordination skills.' Dr. Stephane Booth, Kent State University Associate Provost.

'Dr. Whitely, in summary is one of the most competent, courageous, motivated, and considerate educational professionals that I know. His thoughtful demeanor, consistency, and impressive depth of knowledge in both public and private settings contribute to his sophistication. Having co-taught educational psychology sections in Kent State Instructional Technology program, we often collaborated on aspects of teaching technology, curriculum development and material delivery options to maximize the experience for future educators.' Dr. Gary Szirony, Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas.

'Dr. Whitely's teaching record is substantial in quantity and outstanding in quality. He takes justifiable pride in his preparation and his engagement with his students. Students respond favorably to his passion and expertise.' Dr. David W. Dalton, Director of Educational Psychology program at Kent State University.

'Professor Whitely's peer and student evaluations indicate an excellent knowledge of course content, an extensive use of instructional methodology and a willingness to assist students both during and after class. His student evaluations place him in the top ten percent of the adjunct faculty we employ at our campus.' Kent State University Faculty Evaluation.