Susan J. Scollay Ph.D.

Susan J. Scollay

Susan Scollay's career as a professional educator spans service as a faculty member at several different colleges and universities, including 15 years as an Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky with joint appointments in the Departments of Educational Leadership Studies (EDL) and Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation (EPE). Dr. Scollay joined the UK faculty in 1992. and has been honored by both the UK Alumni Association as a University Great Teacher and the UK College of Education as the Outstanding Tenured Professor. Before joining the College of Education faculty, she served in UK's central administration as the Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. Appointed by the UK President, Dr. Scollay also served a term as the University's Academic Ombud and Director of the Office of Academic Ombud Services. In her 30+ years as a professional educator, Dr. Scollay has worked with public school educators in Kansas, Alabama, and California as well as in Kentucky.

Among Dr. Scollay's areas of expertise are educational leadership and administration, school law, educator ethics, and educational equity. She has taught School Law and Ethics in UK's graduate educational leadership program for several years, and she has worked as a consultant with Kentucky's Education Professional Standards Board, individual schools and school districts throughout the Commonwealth as well as with colleges and universities across the country. Dr. Scollay is a frequent speaker, facilitator, and trainer on a wide variety of school law and educator ethics-related issues, such as Professionalism and the Kentucky Ethics Code, Issues of Harassment and Bullying, Top 10 Things NOT to Do as a Classroom Teacher, Sexual Harassment and Misconduct: What Are They and How Can They Be Prevented in Our Schools? and Student and Teacher Constitutional Rights and Protections.