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Ohio Partnership for Excellence in Paraprofessional Preparation

Kathleen Scott

Dr. Kathleen Scott received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Master’s degree in MAT (secondary education) from the University of Chicago, and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin. Kathleen began her teaching career teaching and coaching high school on the Pine Ridge Reservation and teaching elementary in a 3-room school in Appalachia before teaching for 11 years in Austin, Texas. After working as a consultant and completing her doctorate in Austin, Dr. Scott was an Assistant Professor in Education Foundations at Ashland University before joining the Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio as a consultant, where she is a lead state trainer for the Resident Educator Program. Throughout her career, Kathleen has been immersed in the pursuit of equity; her passion lies in working with districts, schools, and individuals to develop and support teacher efficacy, with the ultimate goal of providing equitable access to excellent education for all students.

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