Scott Bain

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Principal
Location Lakewood, Colorado, United States
Introduction Throughout my career as an educator, it has been my goal to create a learning environment which incorporates personally meaningful and intellectually challenging experiences through a learner-centered and experience rich approach. For nearly fifteen years I worked in pursuit of this goal. In a variety of settings throughout Colorado, my native state, I have had the opportunity learn and grow as an educator by experimenting with the interplay between theoretical understanding and active experience. My current position as Principal of the Jefferson County Open School (JCOS) is the culmination of these experiences and represents an incredible opportunity to lead in an authentic community of learners. I am proud to be part of such an exceptional model of democratic and progressive education.
Interests 1) Time with Family, 2) Telemark Skiing, 3) River Trips, 4) Fly Fishing, 5) Home Renovation Projects
Favorite Books Favorite book(s) . . . As I love to read, I can't narrow down my favorite book to just one so let's make it my top five; 1) The Grizzly Years: In Search of the American Wilderness by Doug Peacock, 2) Down the River by Edward Abbey (or anything by, Cactus Ed), 3) The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien, 4) Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place by Terry Tempest Williams, 5) Ecological Literacy: Education and the Transition to a Post Modern World by David Orr or almost any non-fiction dealing with education (see Education Favorites list).