Vicky Scott is a Music Education methods instructor at Missouri State University, teaching Adaptive Music for Special Learners, Music in Early Childhood and the Elementary Grades, and Principles and General Methods of Music Education. Her professional duties also include supervising student teachers, advising music education students, and serving as faculty advisor to NAfME-C and Student MCDA. She is program director of The Kodaly Institute of the Ozarks at Missouri State University, which offers intensive training in the Kodaly Methodology for PK-12 music teachers.
Prior to her full-time position at Missouri State, Mrs. Scott had a thirty-year career teaching elementary vocal music in the Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, MO. She served on curriculum development and review committees multiple times, developing Major Instructional Goals, learning activities, and assessments for elementary music instruction in the Springfield Public Schools. She also served as professional learning clinician for the Springfield Schools elementary vocal music faculty.
Mrs. Scott earned her Bachelors in Elementary Education and Music in 1986 and Masters in Secondary Music Education in 1989. In 2009, she earned her Kodaly Certification, a culmination of successful completion of three levels of Kodaly Methodology training. She has served as guest clinician for elementary honor choirs in the Springfield area. Mrs. Scott has provided professional learning presentations for MCDA, SCMMEA, Kodaly of the Ozarks, university student organizations, and school music faculty.
Mrs. Scott served two terms as Elementary Vice President of the South-Central Missouri Music Educators Association, and multiple terms on the Executive Board of the Springfield National Education Association. Mrs. Scott currently serves as President of Kodaly of the Ozarks and as Repertoire and Resource Chair for University Student Activities with the Missouri Choral Directors Association.