Introducing Mr. Kevin Ritter
Veritas Classical Academy is pleased to welcome to our staff Mr. Kevin Ritter. Mr. Ritter will teach history at the 9-12 grade levels beginning in the 2016-17 school year. In addition to being a co-founder of the Academy, he has taught extensively at both the 2-year and 4-year college levels. Ritter is currently a professor of History and Political Science at Washington State Community College and Ohio Valley University.
Kevin received a B.S. in Education with a double major in History and Political Science from Central Michigan University in 1990. He stayed on to complete an M.A. in Political Science at CMU in 1992. After 5 years working in Washington, DC, Ritter returned to Western Michigan University to pursue a PhD. in Modern European History the requirements for which he has completed with the exception of the dissertation.
Personally, Ritter has owned and operated Coast to Coast Baseball, a private player development program, for the past 16 years. During this time, program participants have gone on to compete at every level of collegiate and professional baseball. As both a coach and delegation leader he has led groups of college bound athletes to represent the USA in Puerto Rico, China, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Ritter is married to fellow Veritas co-founder, and local attorney, Khadine. The couple has two children who both attend the Academy. "I am so pleased with what we have accomplished in our first two years. Classical education, as a method for instilling both personal virtue and right reason, has been the foundation for quality education for the past two millennia and we are pleased to be the only school offering such an education here in the Mid-Ohio Valley," said Ritter.
Please help us welcome a familiar face to our faculty!