Susan Reutter, Ed.D.

Dissertation Committee Adjunct,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Susan S. Reutter earned her MS in Human Services with a Criminal Justice Socialization from Capella University in 2006 and her Doctor of Educational Leadership in 2018 from Drake University. In 2007, she began instructing (adjunct) Criminology and Sociology face-to-face and online at her local community (2011-present) college. She went on to become an adjunct Instructor for Buena Vista University (2008-present), DeVry University (2009-2016), Franklin University (2010-2016), and another local community college in 2010. Her course list expanded as well, including: Marriage and Family, Juvenile Delinquency, Professional Ethics, Research Methods, Human Services Ethics, and Diversity for She has consistently promoted professional development by attending conferences and furthering her education. Susan promotes life-long learning, growth mindset and is known for being passionate about effective leadership, assessment, honesty, and ethics.

Life-long learning and growth mindset are important to professional development. Therefore, Susan created and disseminated the following Professional Continuing Education Course/Units. All professions are the beneficiaries of the information presented. All professions involve many levels of social dynamics. Each course is original content, referenced, offers a quiz assessment and certificate for completion.

 

Diversity Information: A Conversation

Introduction to Growth Mindset

Basic Professional Ethics: An Introduction

Intermediate Professional Ethics: Policy and Consequence

Workplace Communication: Employable Skills

Family Dynamics: Perspectives

Family Dynamics: Roles

Human Development: An Introduction

Introduction to InTERpersonal Communication

Intrapersonal Communication (R.B.T. and D.B.T included)

Complicated Grief: Pre, mid, and post-event grief and recurring-event grief

Reconstructing Relationships: Healing Choices

InTRApersonal Communication/Social Interaction: Ideas and Assumptions

Advanced InTRApersonal Communication

Education

  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership
    Drake University
  • Master's in Human Services
    Capella University
  • Bachelor's in Liberal Arts
    Iowa State University

Research Interests

I have many research interests:

  • Leadership Styles and Practices
  • Curriculum Development
  • Philisophical Approaches
  • Human, Social, and Cultural Capital
  • Learning Styles and Human Development
  • Human Services Ethics

  • Professional Ethics
  • Criminology
  • Marriage and Family
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Minority Relations
  • Sociology

Growth Mindset

Professional Ethics: An Introduction

Professional Ethics: Policy and Consequence

Workplace Communication: Employable Skills

Family Dynamics: Perspectives

Family Dynamics: Roles

Human Development

Interpersonal Communication

Intrapersonal Communication (R.B.T. and D.B.T included)

Reconstructing Relationships: Healing Choices

Intrapersonal Communication/Social Interaction: Ideas and Assumptions

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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Ed.D. in Public Health Education Doctor of Education

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Ed.D. in Public Health Education Doctor of Education

The customizable Doctorate in Public Health Education is designed for healthcare educators and professionals who wish to address public health issues through education in local, national and international communities at the post-master’s level.

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Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction degree is for leaders who wish to advance their skills in curriculum development and instructional methods at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.

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Ed.S. in Instructional Technology Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Instructional Technology degree for leaders who want to advance their knowledge in instructional technology at the post-master’s level without needing to complete a dissertation. You will use theoretical foundations and current real-world practices to support the development of relevant technology that meet the needs of diverse learners.

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Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Leadership degree is designed for leaders who wish to pursue advanced training at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. You will learn advanced leadership skills and competencies that will make you a more effective leader.

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Ed.S. in Public Health Education Educational Specialist

The Education Specialist in Public Health Education degree is designed for educators and healthcare professionals who wish to address public health issues through education in local, national and international communities at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.

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M.Ed. in Advanced Studies Master of Education

This program is designed to help those wanting to teach at the secondary or college level meet education requirements. With more than 10 majors and more than five Focus of Study areas, it allows you to obtain 18-credit hours in the area of your choosing.

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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.

35

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M.Ed. in STEM Leadership Master of Education

This program will help you empower students to think like scientists. It was designed in conjunction with The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) and Accelerate Learning and offers a holistic overview of historical and current issues impacting integrated science education while cultivating research-based strategies to improve student learning.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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