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Stacy Scott

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Stacy Scott is a senior lecturer in educational leadership & policy studies at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His research focuses on innovation, intuition, equity, and storytelling, as well as bringing concerns of equity in education to light. His career has included being a middle school teacher, director of diversity, psychologist, coach consultant, and finally superintendent of schools.

Training for principals and superintendents has been a specialty for Dr. Scott in a variety of programs and cities across the country. He was part of Harvard’s Public Education Leadership Program and national training programs like the Center for Creative Leadership. Dr. Scott offered training series each year for the Aspiring Leadership Program for principals for the Philadelphia Public Schools. Dr. Scott ran extensive trainings for principals in districts such as Tustin Unified School District, Bering Strait School District, Milwaukee Public School District as well as Louisiana State Department of Education and other states and districts nationwide. He was a part of the Teachers21 team that developed Massachusetts’ first principal alternative certification program. He championed the equity and diversity components.

Dr. Scott’s work in shaping the nature of education and schools in Massachusetts and the nation began with his role as a member of the Massachusetts State Board of Education, appointed by Governor William Weld. Dr. Scott was one of two superintendents who were on Massachusetts’ task force that created the Principal Assessment for Licensure which dramatically changed the certification process for principals in Massachusetts.

Pronouns: he/him

EdD, Harvard Graduate School of Education

EdM, Harvard Graduate School of Education

BA, Harvard College

AP 662

AP 758

Making Equity Work

The Confidence Project

Fearless Leadership