Scott Tyner

Education School of Education
Scott Tyner
978.665.3771 Office: McKay C248
Office Hours
Fall 2020



Dr. Scott Tyner is an Assistant Professor at Fitchburg State University.  He has a doctorate in Education and Child and Family Studies from UMass Amherst and an M.Ed. in Special Education from the College of Saint Rose.  He is currently teaching Understanding Diversity and Disability, as well as Language Development and Speech. Scott has a strong background in special education, serving seven years as a special education teacher in k-8 schools. Along with his K-8 experience, Dr. Tyner worked three years as a visiting-professor and five as an Assistant Professor of Human Services and Rehabilitation at Assumption College. During his time at Assumption College Dr. Tyner served a year as Assistant Department Chair of Education. Scott was a Visiting-Assistant Professor at Worcester State University, teaching classes in special education, educational psychology, and early childhood methods. He completed his doctorate degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2013 in Child and Family Studies.

Courses Taught

Speech & Language Development for Diverse Learning (SPED 2002)
Emergent Literacy and the Developing Child (EDUC 3080)
IDIS Capstone Seminar (IDIS 4000)
Advanced Child Development/Educational Issues in Child Development (EDUC 7300/EDUC 7003)
Practicum in Moderate Disabilities (SPED 8963)


B.A., State University of New York Geneseo
MS.Ed., The College of Saint Rose
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst