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Professor of Elementary Education


  • B.S., Mississippi State University 
  • M.Ed., Mississippi State University
  • Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Professional Credentials

  • 1-12 Social Studies
  • 1-8 Elementary
  • K-6 Principal

Teaching Specialties

  • Instructional Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Social Studies Methods

Research Interests

  • Performance Based Instruction
  • Professional Development Schools


  • National Middle School Association
  • Arkansas Reading Association
  • Association of Teacher Educators


Dr. Towery is a native of Mississippi where he taught in the public schools for 15 years. He has been a middle grades classroom teacher, an elementary principal, and a laboratory school director at two universities. He joined the faculty of ASU in 1988.

Ronald Towery

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8097
F: (870) 972-3344


Building: Education
Room: 375