Scott Hunt, Ed.D.
Department of Leadership and Administration
Dr. Scott J. Hunt joined the Ohio Department of Education in the newly created role of Executive Director for the Office of Field Relations in April 2019. Dr. Hunt has 32 years of experience in the K - 12 and postsecondary educational settings. He holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Bethany College, Bethany, WV. While teaching in Naples, FL, he earned his master’s degree in education from the University of South Florida, focusing on guidance and counseling. He earned his EdD in education from NOVA Southeastern University, specializing in organizational leadership.
Dr. Hunt served for six years (2013-2019) as Superintendent of Cardinal Local Schools in Geauga County (Ohio). Prior to the superintendency, Dr. Hunt served 15 years (1998-2013) in the Perry Local School district in Lake County (Ohio) as a high school counselor, high school assistant principal, middle school principal, and Director of College and Career Readiness. He also spent 4 years (1994-1998) as a teacher and counselor in the Beachwood City Schools (Ohio), 1 year (1993-1994) as a middle school teacher in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (Ohio), and 4 years (1989-1993) as a 5th grade teacher in the Collier County Public Schools in Naples, FL. Dr. Hunt also served as an adjunct professor at Lake Erie College.
Doctorate in Organizational Leadership
Nova Southeastern University
Master's in Education, Guidance and Counseling
University of South Florida
Bachelor's in Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education
This program provides PreK-12 educators with a thorough background of current scientific research and pedagogy to help them learn how students learn. It is designed around the “learn, apply, assess” model to maximize gains in student performance.
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction for Graduates of the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Master of Education
M.Ed. in Educational Business Administration Master of Education
The Master of Education in Educational Business Administration program was designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by the standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares strategic leaders for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations.
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Master of Education
Designed to help you become a school principal, the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program will teach you to effectively lead, run, and manage a PreK-12 school.
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Florida Licensure Master of Education
The program is aligned with Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) for effective leadership and is designed to create culturally aware and competent administrators.
M.Ed. in Elementary Education Master of Education
Specifically designed for elementary teachers who wish to advance their expertise and skills, the Master of Education in Elementary Education degree will build on their current understanding of young students’ learning needs and introduce them to new ways of incorporating technology into the classroom.
M.Ed. in Health and Wellness Education Master of Education
The Master of Education in Health and Wellness degree will help you teach others about healthy life choices. You will learn about a wide range of health topics, and how to assess a community or an organization to determine health education priorities. Once you graduate, you will be prepared to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education
This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement
Certificate in Adult Education and Corporate Training Certificate
This certificate is designed to help you utilize teaching skills in an environment that requires professional development, team building, or training to improve personal, collaborative skills in adults. Theories of interaction are taught through experiential activities that you can apply to training opportunities.
Certificate in Leadership Certificate
This program is for graduate students who wish to develop their personal and professional leadership skills. This certificate provides leadership skill development that spans all disciplines, including education, nursing and other healthcare roles, administration and business.
Certificate in Teacher Leadership Certificate
Developed to enhance professional skills, this program provides an opportunity for teachers to learn how to support other teachers through learning how to help them reach their potential in teaching.
Micro-Credential in Leadership Micro-Credential
Leadership is more than managing tasks; it involves investing in individuals, pursuing effective policies and procedures to ensure an organization is successful. Enhancing personal and professional abilities and traits, this micro-credential identifies practices of exemplary leadership, asking students to engage in actions leading to change through shared vision, analyzing processes, and enabling others to reach their potential through shared modeling and advocacy. Leaders make a difference as they bring change.