Dr. Scott Burrus, Principal and Chief Learning Officer
Dr. Scott W.M. Burrus is a principal at Transcend Education Group, LLC and brings over 20 years experience in higher education and social policy research. Scott has experience in various leadership roles and most recently as is the provost and chief academic officer. He has overseen schools of Business and Technology Management, the School of Education, the School of Marriage and Family Sciences, the School of Psychology. Dr. Burrus has over two decades of experience in for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental organizations, performing student mentoring, faculty training, and facilitating best-practice-based outcomes. Dr. Burrus’ background in educational and social policy research has focused on online education, child abuse prevention, early childhood education, program development in schools, substance use prevention and treatment, child welfare policy, juvenile justice, and cost study applications. He has worked on over 20 publicly and privately funded research studies and managed millions of dollars in grant funding that resulted in over 50 publications and conference presentations. Dr Burrus’ current research focus is on the application of learning analytics to facilitate adult learning success in primarily adult learning environments.