Froehlich graduated from Kent State University with a BS degree in Secondary Ed and MEd in Instructional Technology. Upon graduation, he accepted the position as director of a resource center for the West Virginia Department of Education, serving Adult and Technical Education teachers. The Center developed and in-serviced instructional material that was disseminated statewide. He attended West Virginia University as a full-time doctoral student and completed an EdD with a major in Education Administration and a minor in Educational Psychology. After the completion of his doctorate, he became a faculty member in the College of Education and Human Services at Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia. Froehlich taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Adult and Technical Education and Instructional Technology. After being promoted and tenured, he became the Associate Dean for Academic Services in the College of Education and Human Services at Marshall, and then served as Dean of the School of Education at the West Virginia Graduate College. Froehlich went back to Marshall as Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, and then to Kent as Dean of the East Liverpool Campus.