Director of Educator Engagement, iCivics
Natacha Scott worked with the Boston Public Schools for 14 years, beginning as a third grade teacher at the Josiah Quincy Elementary School after graduating from Northeastern University with a masters degree in teaching and a bachelors degree in public history. She interned through the Center for Collaborative Education Principal Residency Network, worked with the History Department in several different capacities, including curriculum writer, elementary coach and assistant director, then became K-12 Director of History and Social Studies. Ms. Scott served as a review panel member supporting the revision of the Massachusetts History and Social Science 2018 Curriculum Framework and contributed to the design and development of the Civics Project Guidebook used to frame the expectations of the Action Civics Projects aligned with the 2018 Massachusetts law on civic education. She serves as a Steering Committee member and Educator Workshop Lead for the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap project and is a part-time lecturer at Northeastern University, facilitating a course on history and social studies pedagogy. Ms. Scott also presents at both local and national history and social studies conferences sharing best practices in the field.