"Touching Lives"
Scott Whipple


       Scott Whipple started his career in education as a High School teacher for the emotionally handicapped in 1969. He was a part time counselor for thirteen years in the Utah Youth Corrections Detention Center Program. He has been a teacher, principal, school administrator, counselor, and director for over 30 years.

Scott was one of the first Alternative High School Principals in America. Because of his dedication to individual worth, Scott has influenced thousands of students, teachers and families.

Scott is married with eight children, and seven grandchildren.

He is currently the Executive Director of the Granite Education Foundation. This foundation serves over seventy thousand students in Salt Lake City's Granite School District. Scott's leadership has produced an investment in futures, (our children) that includes: 

1.Over 260 Adopt-A-School business/school partnerships; 

2. Excel Educator Awards for teachers and schools. 

3. Excel Academy-a mentoring program for teachers. 

4. Straight Talk, tobacco, alcohol, and drug abuse prevention program.

5. Annual Art Auction for student scholarships in the cultural arts.

6. Proven At-Risk-Youth programs for students and their families. 

7. Summer Grants for teachers continuing education and skill refinement.

8. Mill Hollow Science Camp in Utah's natural, pristine High Uintah Mountains. And 

9. Student cash Scholarships. Eighteen $1,000.00 cash scholarships awarded to students annually.

Scott holds Three degrees from the University of Utah: B.S. in Zoology and Entomology, M.ED. Special Education (Behavior Disorders), ED.S Educational Administration.

His motto is, "How Can I Help?" And his goal is to help people wherever he goes.

Scott tailors his topics ranging from the power and importance of a teachers influence, to building self-esteem, and putting the "E" in education excellence.

To schedule Scott as a speaker for your next event call:

Champions For Life Speakers Bureau (801) 266-8483


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