Our Topic: Conflict and You: How to Engage in Conflict Appropriately
Our Speaker:J. Scott Ireland, MS Educational Administration
Scott is a Conflict Management Consultant at The Center for Change and Conflict Resolution (CCCR). He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Baylor University, a Teacher Licensure from the University of Richmond and a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University.
Scott previously worked as a classroom teacher for more than a decade. He has had the privilege to work with a diverse group of students over the years in a variety of settings. From these experiences, he has developed cultural competencies to work with diverse individuals and groups. Scott currently is pursuing a Ph.D. in K-12 Educational Administration from Texas A&M with a research focus diversity and inclusion policies and practices in K-12 setting, developing instructional capacity at the teacher and campus level, and adult learning practices.
While pursuing his degrees at Texas A&M, Scott has been fortunate to work on two research projects, Project ELLA-V and Project APLUS, under the direction of Dr. Beverly Irby and Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio. In his role as a graduate research assistant for these projects, Scott has been provided with a multitude of opportunities to grow his skills in research and in the logistics for implementation of federally funded research grant projects.
Scott’s interests and expertise include conflict management, dialogue, critical dialogues, and diversity and inclusion. Scott works with groups within K-12 education, undergraduate education, and staff, faculty, and administrators in higher education.
TD Competency Model: This program maps to
ATD's Areas of Expertise:
ATD's Foundational Competencies:
- Interpersonal Skills
- Personal Skills
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