College of Education and Professional Studies

Dr. Susan Scott

Email: sscott@uco.edu

Phone: (405) 974-5425

Office: CTL 209

Box: 206

Degrees

  • Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Oklahoma State University, 1998
  • Ms.Ed., Guidance and Counseling, University of Central Oklahoma, 1980
  • BS.Ed., Elementary Education, University of Central Oklahoma

General Information

Dr. Scott began her career at Choctaw Nicoma Park school district as a 5th and 6th grade teacher for eight years. She then served as an adjunct at Rose State College in the social science department teaching General Psychology and Educational Planning. In 1992 she started supervising student teachers at the University of Central Oklahoma and teaching a few courses as adjunct. In 1995 she began to pursue her doctorate at Oklahoma State University and was hired at UCO in 1998 after completing her program.

During her tenure in the College of Education and Professional Studies she has written multiple grants through the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education's Oklahoma Teacher Connection. The grants provided her the opportunity to work with high school students interested in becoming teachers and being successful in college.

Dr. Scott has a high passion for service learning. She and her co-faculty Dr. Jennifer Endicott have incorporated several service learning projects in their course Foundations of American Education.

Dr. Scott is also the student sponsor for Students of Oklahoma Education Association and the American Democracy Project.

Awards

  • Modeling the Way, University of Central Oklahoma 2011
  • College of Education and Professional Studies. Award for Collaborative Team Work (with Dr. Jennifer J. Endicott). 2006-2007
  • Elizabeth H. Threat Diversity Initiative Award 2006-2007
  • Educator’s Leadership Academy: Outstanding Professor’s Academy 2007-2008
  • Nominated for the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service Learning through Campus Compact, 2004 by the University of Central Oklahoma, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers in American Colleges and Universities
  • Nominated for the Neely “Excellence in Teaching Award” 2004 and 2005
  • AAUP Distinguished Teaching Award. 2004-2005
  • Professor of the Year Award, runner up 2002-2003 by the Greek System of the University of Central Oklahoma

Publications

  • Endicott, J. R. & Scott, S. C. (2007, Spring). A longitudinal study of what practitioners believe beginning teachers should know about teaching. Oklahoma Association of Teacher Educators Journal 11.
  • Green, M.H., Green, B., Endicott, J.R., & Scott , S.C. (2007). The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations. The African women in pursuit of an American higher education. Uploaded by Ott, K. DO6 6057. 03-28 20:40. kathryn@commongroundpublishing.com.
  • Gallagher, S. M., Green, M. H., Endicott, J.J. & Scott, S. C. (2004). Advisory programs and motivation of learning in middle school. OATE Journal: The Journal of the Oklahoma Association of Teacher Educators, 8, 13-28.
  • Kabata, A., Green, M. H., Endicott, J., Scott, S. C. & Green, B. (2003). African women living in United States. Journal of Philosophy and History of Education, 53, 90-99.
  • Endicott, J. & Scott, S.C. (2001). Recommendations of practitioners regarding teacher preparation: Emerging themes of what beginning teachers need to know. Oklahoma Association of Teacher Educators, 5, 41-53.