Joni Herman of Jenkintown announces the engagement of her son, Jordan, to Allison Ash, daughter of Cheryl and Paul Ash Jr. of Rockledge, Pa. Jordan is also the son of Craig Herman.

    Allison graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She also earned a master's degree in education from Lehigh University, where she is pursuing a doctorate in school psychology, and holds a research assistantship.

    Jordan graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He attends the Cedar Crest College, where he will earn a master's degree in education. Jordan teaches in the Southern Lehigh School District.

    Jordan is the grandson of Zelda and Jack Kanoff of Elkins Park; and Eleanor Herman and the late Chuck Herman of Wilmington, Del. Allison is the granddaughter of Marilyn Sylvester and the late John Sylvester of HuntingdonValley; and Paul Ash Sr., and the late Ruth Ash of Philadelphia.

    The couple, who lives in Bethlehem, Pa., is planning a July 2010 wedding.