Scott Weatherford, EdD

Director, Alder WIDE at Alder GSE

Dr. Scott Weatherford is the Director of the Alder WIDE cohort in Los Angeles, serving WISH, ICEF, Da Vinci Charter, and Environmental schools. In the 2019–2020 school year, he will be helping each organization plan for a ’20–21 cohort launch, including recruiting and selecting residents and mentors. Dr. Weatherford is excited to help each of these four successful organizations continue to hire highly qualified and well-trained teachers. Scott graduated from UCLA with degrees in Economics and History, and in 2010 earned an MEd with a focus on Organizational Theory at UCLA as well. Scott began his teaching career at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles. Scott also has taught in Boston, Massachusetts, and has been an Instructional Coach, Assistant Principal, and Principal at schools in Los Angeles and Hawthorne. When not reading Political Science or Economics treatises, Scott enjoys hanging out with his wife and three wonderful children.