Jeremy Scott

Jeremy Scott is a native Floridian from West Palm Beach. He graduated from the University of Florida in 2013 with a major in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences and a minor in Educational Studies. During college, he spent his time learning more about the achievement gap and working with at­‐risk youth in the area. He volunteered in a local middle school reading and math class for two years, and tutored at-risk young males at an after school program. In the summers of 2010 and 2011, Jeremy served as a
teacher intern for Breakthrough Collaborative in Miami, FL as a 5th grade social studies teacher and a 5th grade math teacher. Jeremy is a Cohort 11 Elementary Graduate.

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Inspiration to teach:

My first students ever, from when I was an intern teacher at Breakthrough Collaborative in Miami, back in 2010. I still keep in touch with my kids to this day.

About my students:

I haven’t met them yet, but I am extremely excited to meet them. The first day of school couldn’t come any faster!

About BTR:

A phenomenal bunch of human beings who fight for social justice and equitable education.

In My Previous Life:

I was a student at the University of Florida and was heavily involved in various student organizations… all in air conditioning. (Unfortunately, the northeast lacks this amenity.)

Favorite Thing in the World To Do:

Eat calamari and dance like nobody is watching—though not at the same time.

Random thought:

Where can I buy snow boots?

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6.03.14 - The Journey Continues

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7.29.13 - The Big Move

It wasn’t until my freshman year in college at the University of Florida that I knew I wanted to be a part of the teaching profession. However, I did not think that I’d be starting my career all this way north in Boston, Massachusetts.… [more]
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