Title: Communications Educator, Consultant to Printing Industry
Location: Bexley, Ohio, United States
Charles Finley, Communications Educator and Consultant to Printing Industry, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of education.
Inspired by a dynamic student teacher he learned from in high school, Dr. Finley decided to enter the field of education. He learned that teaching English could be a wonderful experience and adopted his student teacher’s enthusiastic teaching style in his own classrooms. In preparation for his career as an educator, Dr. Finley earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Ohio University in 1968, a Master of Arts from Union College in Barbourville, KY, in 1971 and a Doctor of Philosophy from Ohio University in 1990. He has had several positions during his career, serving as a teacher for West Muskingum High School in Zanesville, OH, the director of publications and a teacher for Zanesville High School and a professor of graphic communications for Columbus State Community College. A testament to his success as a teacher, Dr. Finley received the Distinguished Teaching Award from Columbus State Community College in 1997.
In addition to these roles, Dr. Finley lends his time and talents to Goodheart-Willcox Publishing. He has written “Printing Paper and Inks” as well as co-authored “Evaluating, Improving, and Judging Faculty Performance in Two-Year Colleges” and “Offset Lithographic Technology.” Generous and compassionate, Dr. Finley has volunteered his time to building houses with the United Methodist Church Mission and serving as director of the board for Crystal Highlands. He holds membership with numerous organizations, including the Sons of the American Revolution, the International Graphic Communications Education Association, the National Association of Scholars and Phi Kappa Phi. Upon his retirement, The Printing Industry of Northern Kentucky and Ohio named Mr. Finley as a life member, a moment he considers a career highlight.
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