Instructor Bios

Dr. David Schjott
Professor of Social Sciences
Northwest Florida State College

Dr. David Schjott Dr. David Schjott is a Professor of Social Sciences at Northwest Florida State College. Dr. Schjott's primary teaching responsibilities are in Sociology, Psychology, and Human Growth and Development. He earned his undergraduate degree in Communication Arts and his Master of Arts degree in Sociology from The University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. He earned a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Psychology at Troy University and completed his Doctorate Degree in Education at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a specialization in Adult Education.

Dr. Schjott served on the Board of Directors for the Mental Health Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties, the Focus Center, and the Boys and Girls Club of Okaloosa County. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for C.O.P.E. Center, a non-profit community mental health agency in Walton County, Florida. Dr. Schjott is also an Associate Professor of Sociology for Troy University and has been an active community volunteer for such civic organizations as the United Way, the Crisis Line of Okaloosa County, and the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Schjott was selected by the Faculty Commission of the Florida Association of Community Colleges as the "Professor of the Year" for Instructional Excellence in 2000. The Northwest Florida State College Alumni Association also honored Dr. Schjott as the "Instructor of the Year" for 2002, 2003, and 2008, an award selected by the student body.

TRAINING TOPICS INCLUDE:
Stress Management / Time Management / Setting Personal and Professional Goals / Communication in the Workplace / Dealing With Difficult People / Ethics in the Workplace / Reaching Your Personal Best / Improving Communication with Children and Adolescents / Improving Communication in the Workplace / Workplace Violence: Trends and Prevention Strategies / Managing Your Time for Success / Image Building: Vision, Mission, Goals, and Strategies