Mr. Scott Spencer is in his 7th year as the principal at Shiloh Elementary. He is also in his 10th year of serving the students and families of the Sun Valley cluster.
Mr. Spencer received his Bachelor of Arts from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. He earned his Master's degree in Education from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He also received his Educational Specialist's degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.
Mr. Spencer began his career with UCPS as an assistant principal at Wesley Chapel Elementary School in 2006. He then spent two years as an assistant principal at Rea View Elementary School. He also served as the assistant principal at Sun Valley Elementary School for two years before coming to Shiloh in June, 2011.
Mr. Spencer’s career in education began in 1994. Prior to coming to Union County, he spent twelve years with the School District of Palm Beach County, Florida. In Palm Beach County, he served as a classroom teacher for eleven years, and one year as an administrator. He is now entering his 24th year in education.
As both a teacher and an administrator, he has always felt strongly about creating positive relationships between schools and communities. He believes in being a highly visible administrator, and he enjoys interacting with teachers, students, parents, and staff on a daily basis. Mr. Spencer was chosen as the 2014 Union County EOP Administrator of the Year. He was recently selected as the 2015-16 Union County Public Schools Principal of the Year.
Mr. Spencer currently resides in Union County with his wife, Kim, their two children, Jonathan (18), and Kaylee (15), and their Golden Retriever, Patrick. When he is not at school, Mr. Spencer enjoys spending time with his family, playing the guitar, exercising, and working around the yard. He is also a trained and active Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America. In August, 2015, he became the proud father of an Eagle Scout! During the summer of 2016, he accompanied scouts from Troop 120 to the Boy Scouts of America’s National High Adventure Sea Base camp in the Florida Keys.
Mr. Spencer is very proud of his school for being recognized as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. He looks forward to continuing to be a part of this wonderful school community for the 2017-18 school year and to maintain the high expectations for excellence that have been in place at Shiloh for many years. He was also very excited about being a part of the Shiloh school community as the school just celebrated its 100th year!