George Lucas Educational Foundation

Scott Taylor

Superintendent, Highland Park Public Schools; Adjunct Professor at Rutgers and Montclair Universities

Superintendent of the K–12 Highland Park Public School District and adjunct faculty at the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University and at Montclair University. Served as an assistant principal, principal, curriculum director, and assistant superintendent at all K–12 levels. Serve on the boards of the New Jersey School Development Council and New Jersey Association of Supervision and Curriculum and Development as well as the Education Advisory Panel for the George Street Playhouse (New Brunswick, New Jersey). Guest blogger for Education World. Ironman Triathlon All World Athlete 2015.

Doctorate from Columbia University; B.A. and Ed.M. from Rutgers University.

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  • Mental Health

    Making Sure Students Feel Connected

    Adolescents are dealing with an array of mental health challenges and need supportive, nurturing school environments.
  • School Leadership

    Don't Be Afraid to Give Direct Feedback

    Superintendent and adjunct professor Scott Taylor returns with advice about using reflective questions as a constructive way of delivering direct feedback.
  • School Leadership

    Four Suggestions to Help You Lead by Relationships and Realize Your Vision

    Scott Taylor, Assistant Superintendent for the Kenilworth, NJ school district, writes about the importance of leading by relationships in order to realize your vision.