For the past 25 years, Scotty Crowe has been employed by Leon County Schools in various capacities. He has been a long-term career educator and has served as a teacher, dean of students, assistant principal, and the principal of both Hartsfield and Gilchrist Elementary Schools. While at Hartsfield Elementary School, Mr. Crowe was the recipient of the Jo Glick Memorial Award, which distinguished him as the administrator of the year for Leon County Schools. During his tenure at Gilchrist Elementary School, the school was classified as one of the top performing schools in the state by the Florida Department of Education. In 2006, Gilchrist attained a ranking of 12th out of 1976 elementary schools. Subsequently, Mr. Crowe was appointed as the inaugural principal of Montford Middle School. Montford Middle School has risen to one of the top performing schools in the state of Florida and has been designated as an “A” school for each of the past 7 years it has been in operation.
In 2009, Mr. Crowe was promoted to the role of Divisional Director of Teaching and Learning and coordinated the district school improvement initiatives. He was responsible for assembling a staff of curriculum developers for every subject area for the elementary, middle, and high school levels. After serving three years in that capacity, he was then selected as the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, a position in which he currently serves. Mr. Crowe leads and monitors teaching and learning initiatives that support school and district improvement. Under his leadership as assistant superintendent, Mr. Crowe has guided the district from the current testing model to the initial implementation of the new Florida Standards.
Mr. Crowe was born and raised in Tallahassee. He and his wife, Lisa, a reading coach for Leon County Schools, have two children, Casey and Kylie.