Christian Scott

Christian Scott is a middle school Social Studies educator in the Boston Public Schools. Originally from Central Florida, Christian came to New England to study Culinary Arts and graduated from Johnson and Wales University. After over a decade of fine dining experience Christian enrolled at UMass Boston to pursue a teaching career. As a resident of Boston and a parent to three BPS students is committed to urban education and diversity. Mr. Scott is also active in local politics and is a building representative for the Boston Teachers Union. As an educator Christian strives to provide a dynamic and engaging experience for his students, many of whom he has for three years. This allows him to put an emphasis on building relationships and helping students to develop their potential. Christian use a mixture of art, technology and performance in the classroom to help middle schoolers explore their interests and talents. Field trips and guest speakers are also a big part of Mr. Scott’s middle school program. By cultivating partnerships with local museums, tech companies, universities and leaders Mr. Scott is able to expose his classes to all that the city has to offer and provides them with inspiration for their own career goals.

As a Civics educator Christian has led the Boston Public Schools in training teachers to launch Action Civics projects in their classrooms. He has been a frequent panelist with Generation Citizen, presented with iCivics and evaluated curriculum for PBS Digital Learning in support of Active Civics. His work on Civics has been profiled in the Boston Globe and he has been featured on WBUR and WGBH as a panelist on teaching current events with an eye toward inclusion.