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Education Pioneers


Scott is an entrepreneur, builder, and investor who is passionate about empowering purpose-driven leaders, organizations, and communities to reach their full potential for impact. Scott currently serves as the Head of Talent at Springboard, a mission-driven company that is bridging the world's skills gap by offering transformative online education experiences in tech-related fields such as data science, UI/UX design, machine learning, and software engineering. Previously, Scott founded Education Pioneers in 2003 to build a diverse network of leaders dedicated to transforming education so that all students receive a quality education. He led the organization for 15 years to advance its mission while recruiting and training 4,000+ leaders to drive impact in education. Scott has also served in a variety of roles at pioneering education organizations, including teacher at St. Jude High School, in-house counsel at Aspire Public Schools, and founding talent leader at Wonderschool. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in government from the University of Notre Dame, received his MA in teaching from the University of Portland, and earned his law degree from Stanford Law School. He is a Draper Richards Kaplan Entrepreneur, a board member of Beyond 12, an advisor at BookNook and Innovare, and the recipient of the 2017 Notre Dame Award for Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Education.

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