ABOUT US

RefinED Character nurtures teams — teams of students and adults seeking to elevate the student experience for present and future generations.

We recognize lectures don’t build teams. To that end, our educational opportunities combine experiential learning, meaningful dialogue, and collective action planning.

Most importantly, we meet students on their developmental level, grounding our work in the latest sociological, brain-based theory and practice.

Released on #CharacterDay, March 20, 2014, Tiffany Shlain and The Moxie Institute opens our eyes to why character education is vital and how core SEL skills can be nurtured and taught.

Scott Heydt is the Founder and President of RefinED Character. Scott is an experienced educator with over 8 years in the classroom and 6 years as an educational consultant and graduate level collegiate instructor.

Trained in Responsive Classroom principles and committed to whole child education, Scott teaches twelve graduate level courses through Neumann University, four of which are part of a Masters in Education with a Focus on Social Emotional Learning degree.

Scott is also a leader in the values based Greek movement.  A former chapter consultant, he continues his volunteer service to Delta Tau Delta fraternity in his fifth term as International Director of Academic Affairs.  He regularly serves as a facilitator at regional and national Greek conventions. 

Scott earned a BA in Elementary Education and Psychology from Moravian College and an MA in Leadership & Liberal Studies from Duquesne University. He resides in Bucks County, PA with his wife, Monika, two tuxedo cats, and a brindle greyhound.