Scott earned his undergraduate degree in elementary education from West Chester University. He began his teaching career at the Aletta Crichton School in Pemberton where he taught 4th grade. After Pemberton, Scott accepted a position at the Elizabeth Haddon School in Haddonfield where he taught 2nd and 4thgrades. While teaching, Scott earned a Master of School Administration degree from Rowan University. Following graduation, Scott accepted a position as the assistant principal at the Harrison Township Elementary School in Gloucester County. In his second year at the Harrison Township Elementary School he was named principal. Scott served as principal of the Harrison Township Elementary School for five years. For the past eight years Scott has served as the principal of the Bobby’s Run School in Lumberton.