Scot Headley

Scot Headley, PhD

Professor of Education



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Scot Headley has taught at George Fox for more than 25 years. His PhD is in comprehensive vocational education, from Ohio State University. His MEd in guidance and counseling and BS in agriculture education are both from Colorado State University. He worked as a high school and community college teacher for 11 years in Aurora, Colo.

Scot and his wife Debbie have been married for more than 35 years. They have seven children and four grandchildren and are members at North Valley Friends Church in Newberg. Scot works in children’s ministry at North Valley. Debbie is a photographer and active grandmother.

Research Agenda

Headley's scholarly interests include internet-based teaching and learning and the professional development of educators.

Recent publications and presentations

Headley, S., Krause, A., and Bryant, D. (2018). Care within game-based teaching methodologies. Presented at the biennial meeting of the ICCTE, May 2018. Abilene, TX.

Headley, S. (2018). Five roles I play in online teaching; Revisited. Presentation made at the 23 rd Annual Worldwide Technology, Colleges and Community online conference. 

Headley, S., and Bryant, D. (2018). Fostering student collaboration with Google tools. Presentation made at the 23 rd Annual Worldwide Technology, Colleges and Community online conference.

Krause, A., Headley, S., Bryant, D., Watkin, A., Sinnicki, S., and Woodard, C. (2018). Game-based teaching methodology and empathy in ethics education. Journal of the International Christian Community for Teacher Education.

Headley, S., Bryant, D., Sinicki, S., and Woodard, C. (2018) Rockville: Transforming graduate ethics education through game-based learning. PBL2018 International Conference. Santa Clara, CA.

LoFaro, K., Headley, S., and Samek, L. (in press). Cross cultural collaboration: Supporting the transition to learner-centered instruction at the Ramallah Friends School. Journal of Global Education and Research.

LoFaro, K., Headley, S., and Elwyn, L. (2017). The story of a growing partnership between the George Fox University College of Education and the Ramallah Friends School. Quaker Higher Education, 11 (2) pp. 13-18.

Gehrett, M., Headley, S., & Shelton, M. (2016). Preparing leaders for technology-rich organizations: The case of school administrators. E-Learn World Conference: Washington, DC.

Headley, S. (2016). Christian ethic of care and organizational structures: The College Dean. Presented at the biennial meeting of the ICCTE, May 2016. Chicago, IL.

Gehrett, M., Shelton, M., & Headley, S. (2016). Preparing administrators for technology rich schools. Presented at the biennial meeting of the ICCTE, May, 2016. Chicago, IL.

Joseph, D., Headley, S. & Dee, A. (2016). Shifting the focus of assessment and accreditation from reports to people. Presented at the annual meeting of the Oregon Association of Teacher Educators, February, 2016. Monmouth, OR.

Dee, A., Morton, B. & Headley, S. (2015). Community Connections: Uniting to Recruit, Prepare and Support New Educators. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, February, 2015. Atlanta, GA.

Morton, B., Headley, S., & Phillips Kalmbach, D. (2014).  Partnering to Transform and Diversity the Oregon Teaching Force. Oregon College Access Network Conference, November, 2014. McMinnville, OR.

Hockett, E., Samek, L. and Headley, S. (2013) Cultural humility: A framework for local and global engagement. The ICCTE Journal.