Dr. Scott Ebbrecht

Associate Professor

Dr. Scott Ebbrecht - Headshot

Areas of Expertise:

Organizational Leadership; School Administration; Assessment; Research; Curriculum Development


  • ​Certification, 2020  Concordia University, Chicago, Illinois Concentration: School Superintendent Ed.D., 2005    
  • Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, Florida Major: Organizational Leadership Concentration: Standards Aligned Instructional Leadership (SAIL) M.A., 1990     
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Major: Educational Policy and Leadership B.S., 1988      
  • Capital University, Columbus, Ohio Major: Elementary Education 1-8 Concentration: Reading K-12


Determining Person-Organization Fit Within Elementary Schools Utilizing Development and Evaluation Methodology

Research Areas of Interest:

Studied the effects of yoga on high school student academic submission rates.Focused on the effects of high school student academic submission rates when listening to music.Generated and synthesized academic performance data to ascertain the effects of summer intervention for elementary students in reading to curtail summer regression.Conceived and formulated a survey instrument and assessment tool to ascertain and articulate an organization's culture for the purpose of fostering person-organization fit.Documented and constructed a means to communicate the essential components of a volunteer literacy program.Developed a hiring protocol that consists of a structured interviewing technique and cultural analysis to improve employee retention.Designed a survey instrument to articulate the demands placed on leaders in a learning community.Co-Developed "The R.I.S.E.R. Model" for School Improvement Planning.

Certifications and/or Licenses:

  • Elementary
  • Education 1-8; Principal; Superintendent; Downey Walkthrough; Ventures for Excellence


Ebbrecht, S. (2015, May 12).  The alternative school program getting most at-risk students to graduate.  eSchoolNews. https://www.eschoolnews.com/2015/05/12/at-risk-program-029/2/Ebbrecht, S. (2007).

Developing and sustaining community partnerships to improve student achievement. Principal Navigator. March/April edition.Ebbrecht, S. (2005).

Determining person-organization fit within elementary schools utilizing development and evaluation methodology. Doctoral Dissertation, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida.Ebbrecht, S., & Pearce, J. (2002, November 13).

Parents must be consistent in commitment to tolerance. Westerville News and Public Opinion, p. A12.OhioReads: A handbook for schools, business and community partners, and volunteers. (2001). Ohio Department of Education.

Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Faculty, Concordia University Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Adjunct Faculty, Franklin University – Columbus, Ohio
  • Lead Faculty, Standards Aligned Instructional Leadership (SAIL) - Westerville, Ohio
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Dayton - Dayton, Ohio
  • Director of Alternative Education and Assessment - Westerville Schools, Westerville, Ohio
  • Curriculum Coordinator - Westerville Schools, Westerville, Ohio
  • Liaison for K-12 Partnerships - Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio
  • Principal, Central College and Longfellow Math/Science Magnet Schools - Westerville Schools, Westerville, Ohio
  • Principal, Mark Twain Elementary - Westerville Schools, Westerville, Ohio
  • Executive Administrator, OhioReads - Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, Ohio
  • Principal, Pointview Elementary - Westerville Schools, Westerville, Ohio
  • Assistant Principal, Heritage Middle School - Westerville Schools, Westerville, Ohio
  • Principal, Clearcreek Elementary and Amanda-Clearcreek
  • Junior H.S. Teacher, Sanderson Elementary - Lancaster City Schools, Lancaster, Ohio