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Fort Hays State University
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McCartney Hall 113
Phone: 785-628-4772
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Scott R. Jones, Ed.S.

Director, Center for Economic Education
Instructor of Business Education

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Contact Information:
Office: McCartney Hall 105C
Office Phone: (785) 628-4040

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Ph.D. Kansas State University (Curriculum & Instruction), In-Progress
Ed.S. University of Missouri - Kansas City (Urban Leadership & Policy Studies), 2010
M.A. University of Kansas (Educational Administration and Leadership), 2000
M.S. University of Missouri-Kansas City (Curriculum & Instruction), 1997
B.S. University of Missouri-Columbia (Marketing Education), 1994

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Business
Business Communication
Spreadsheet Applications
Database Applications
Communication/Collaboration Software
Curriculum & Instruction in Business
Organization & Administration of Career & Technical Education

Research Interests:
Teacher Effectiveness
CTE and Core Academic Integration
Student Learning Styles


FHSU Navigator Award-for Academic Advising (2013)

KBEA Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year (2013)

Collegiate DECA-Advisor of the Year (2013)

FHSU University Service Award (Spring, 2011)

FHSU Pilot Award Nominee- Nominated by Graduating Seniors (2008, 2010, 2013)

LHS Principals Extra Mile Award (2000)

Other Professional Activities:
National Business Education Association
Pathway Development Teams with KSDE
Association of Career & Technical Education
Marketing Education Association
National Education Association
Kansas Business Education Association
Kansas Association of Career & Tech Education
Kansas Business Occupations Association
Kansas National Education Association
Kansas DECA Board of Directors - Ex-Officio
Marketing Management Association - Co-Advisor
COBL Ambassadors - Advisor

"Business Education Graduates' and Their Supervisor's/Department Chair's Perceptions of Curriculum Content Needed for Today's Business Education Graduate, NABTE Research Conference, San Diego, CA. March, 2010. Co-authored with Dr. Jim Rucker.

"Do School Demographics Impact Entering College Student Master of Basic Computing Skills?". Presented at Business and Leadership Symposium, Fort Hays State University. Hays, Kansas. September 28, 2009. Co-authored with: Swindler, G. Schartz, S. Swindler, R, Jones, S.

"Comparison of High School Computing Usage in Kansas and Missouri" Southwest Business Symposium

"Are Schools Moving to Mobile Computing?" Southwest Business Symposium

"Integrating Marketing-Based Content into Computer Applications" Kansas Business Education Association

"Developing a Marketing Course in a Traditional Business Ed. Program" Kansas Business Education Association

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