Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Scott Spencer
Mr. Scott Spencer is serving in his 26th year in public education. He is thriled to be the founding principal of Shiloh Valley Primary School. The 2019-20 school year is his 11th 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 furthered his education by earning his Educational Specialist's degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Mr. Spencer is currently enrolled in the doctoral program in Educational Leadership at Wingate University.
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.
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 being named the principal of Shiloh in June, 2011. Mr. Spencer served as Shiloh's principal for eight years.
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 selected as the 2015-16 Union County Public Schools Principal of the Year. Mr. Spencer was chosen as the 2017-18 Vice President of the Union County Principal and Assistant Principals' Association.
Mr. Spencer currently resides in Union County with his wife, Kim, their two children, Jonathan (20), and Kaylee (17), and their Golden Retriever, Patrick. Mrs. Spencer is in her 14th year as a UCPS teacher, and both of their children graduated from UCPS schools. Jonathan is enrolled in his junior year at Appalachian State University, and Kaylee is enrolled in her freshman year at Wingate University.
When he is not at school, Mr. Spencer enjoys spending time with his family, playing the guitar, exercising, and working around the yard. Mr. Spencer looks forward to continuing to be a part of this wonderful school community for the 2019-20 school year and to maintain the high expectations for excellence that have been in place in the Shiloh Valley school community for many years.