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MSJC > Belinda Heiden Scott

Belinda Heiden Scott, Associate Professor, Business Education


I am committed to making your educational experience gratifying and fulfilling. You are my customer, and I am here to serve you in reaching your educational goals. I have been teaching at MSJC as a full-time faculty member since fall 2007.


I have over 25 years experience working with corporate executives and business owners in diverse industries. Prior to and in conjunction with my MSJC affiliation, I have coached, consulted, and facilitated training programs for fortune 500 companies as the President of Creating Executive Success (


In 2001, I had a life altering event; my husband passed away suddenly just weeks after our last child left for college. As I worked through the grieving process, I realized doing and sharing for others took me out of my pain. The pleasure I experienced in watching and sharing in the enjoyment of others led directly to my teaching career.

When I am not teaching or consulting, I spend time with my four adult children and my two grandchildren. I enjoy long walks along the beach and in the mountains. I also enjoy entertaining, and orchestrating large events and parties.

If you have any questions, comments, or just want to talk, stop by my office on Menifee campus, Building 900, Business Department Office (second floor). You can also contact me at or by phone at 951-639-5527.

A few of my accomplishments at MSJC include:
  • Partnership in the development - The Remote Desktop Services (RDS) – This service allows MSJC students to obtain software and storage remotely from their own personal digital device.
  • CENIC Star Performer Award – For the development and implementation of the RDS at MSJC.
  • 2011 Chancellor's Office Technology Award for THE Academy, a twice annual faculty, administration and staff training and development.
  • Distance Education Coordinator and Co-chair of the Educational Technology Committee (ETC).
  • Business Administration COHORT Coordinator with CSUSM at Temecula.
  • Award - The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office award for exemplary technology practices through the development of the MSJC Academy – The Academy is a semi-annual training and development event for faculty, staff, and administration to increase teaching and learning practices and technical knowledg.
  • Award - The Business Department Shark Tank Competition as a Faculty Advisor – The competition was in partnership with the SOCO Institute. The student winner, David Pese was awarded a $5,000 grant for his business, Deeya.
  • Award - 2014-15 Faculty of the Year for Menifee Valley Campus.

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