Title: Math Teacher and Office Manager
Company: Quaker Academics
Location: New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States
Scott Young, Math Teacher and Office Manager at Quaker Academics, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics education.
Mr. Young recognized his mathematical proficiency during his formative years when his classmates confessed to him that he was much better at explaining math concepts to them than their math teacher. Continuing to take note of his teaching abilities, he chose to purse a career in education and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics teacher education from West Liberty University in 1986 and a master’s degree in mathematics teacher education from Miami University in 1990. In the early years of his career, Mr. Young taught as a mathematics teacher and football coach for various schools, including Indiana Valley Local Schools, New Philadelphia City Schools and Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools through 2005. In addition, he served as a principal within Mapleton Local Schools and Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools between 2005 and 2014.
Today, Mr. Young excels as a secondary mathematics teacher and office manager at Quaker Digital Academy, a role he commenced in 2019. Likewise, he also offers his expertise as an online educator and adjunct educator at North Central State College. Mr. Young is a lifelong learner who has always striven to improve himself as a professional educator, all for the sake of ensuring that his students continue to be better at mathematics. Notably, he has been the recipient of the Ohio Middle Level Association Principal of the Region Award and the CORAS Principal Leadership Award, both in 2014. He also took home the Mapleton Teacher of the Year Award for the 2005-2006 year and the Indian Valley Teacher of the Year Award for the 2003-2004 year. Looking toward the future, Mr. Young envisions himself continuing to grow within his organization.
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