Melissa Scott

Senior Associate

Associate, Education, Executive Search, Independent Schools

Melissa has devoted her professional career to education, with 20+ years of experience serving in various roles at both public and independent schools.

Prior to entering the executive search industry, Melissa served as Lower School Director at The Children’s School in Atlanta. At TCS, Melissa discovered her love of recruiting and cultivating talented faculty and staff as well as maintaining a community of professional growth. She modeled a continuous commitment to building talented teaching teams that drive instructional excellence.  

Earlier in her career, Melissa served as a third-grade teacher, Technology Integration Specialist and Department Chair, and Director of Learning Design and Innovation.

Melissa has traveled extensively, to 20+ countries and seven continents. She has a strong appreciation for diverse backgrounds and international cultures.


MEd, Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology focus
George Mason University

BS, Elementary Education
Bloomsburg University