New Instructor Spotlight – Joshua Ash, Advertising Art & Design Instructor

Mr. Joshua Ash was welcomed to Cumberland Perry AVTS in January 2019.  Mr. Ash has a degree in Graphic Arts from HACC and a Bachelor of Science for Business and Marketing from Central Penn College.  He is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to CPAVTS Advertising Art & Design program!  Here is what he shared regarding his new teaching position:


What did you do before coming to work at Cumberland Perry AVTS?

"I was the Creative Director at Central Penn College where I managed a Graphic Designer, recreated admission packets, developed signage, and also their merchandise line.”


What made you decide you wanted to teach?

“I always wanted to teach classes for Graphic Design, as teaching for me personally is much more rewarding than trying to meet critical deadlines.”


How has your first month been?

“My first month has been great here!  Students and faculty are nice and helpful.”


What part of the curriculum are you looking most forward to teaching?

“I cannot wait for the real world projects.  I have many ideas such as developing swatch watch including the face, band, and box.  I would like to do a team project on creating a food truck, logo, menu, and the skin.”


What’s the most important thing you hope to impart on your students?

“I want to build confidence in my students and self-worth.  Everyone is different and needs to embrace the foundations of success.”