Dr. Scott Taylor- Press

Television and Radio





NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt (click)-
Scott talks about pandemic-related learning loss and features Connecticut Farms Elementary Schools' efforts to help students recover.

NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt Kids Edition, extended coverage (click)- Expanded NBC News coverage includes more from Scott about the social, emotional, and mental health impact of the pandemic and interviews with Connecticut Farms Elementary School students.




New Jersey Spotlight (click)
- Union School District's summer programs are featured, and Scott explains how students are being supported after the pandemic.

New Jersey Spotlight(click)- Senior correspondent Brenda Flanagan asks Scott how he makes decisions about returning to in-person in the era of COVID-19.

New Jersey Spotlight (click)- The Highland Park School District's groundbreaking gender identity protection policy is featured in this news broadcast.




News 12 New Jersey (click)
- Scott talks about what he believes educational leaders want the CDC to include in its new guidelines for opening schools during the pandemic.

News 12 New Jersey (click)- Scott discusses the importance of improving kids' mental health in light of recent school shootings.

News 12 New Jersey (click)- Snow closings aren't easy! Scott shares the plight of the superintendent in the age of global warming.





WCBS News (click)
- Scott is interviewed about Highland Park's pioneering LGBTQ-inclusive curricula work.



NPR's The Takeaway (click)
- National Public Radio interviews Scott about leading the first school district in the country (Kenilworth Public Schools) to use the mobile application "StopIt."

WPIX Channel 11 News (click)- Scott is interviewed about Highland Park's pioneering LGBTQ-inclusive curricula work.

Rutgers University Spotlight on Alumni (click)- Scott discusses his work on promoting educational equity and the partnership with Rutgers University to make it happen.

Rutgers University Community School Partnership (click)- Highland Park Schools and the Rutgers University unique partnership is featured in this video.

Local channel Union TV 34 (click)- Scott describes the state of the school district after his first six months.

Local channel Union TV 34 (click)- Scott introduces himself to the Township of Union community as its new superintendent.

Highland Park Television (click)- Scott discusses the way the school district is promoting educational equity in this local television program.

Neighborhood Journal (click)- Scott talks about the nationally recognized Academy of Allied Health and Science in this special report.

DisruptED TV (click)- Panel discussion of education and security professionals Scott joined during which he discussed the importance of students' feeling of connectedness to their school.

Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools (click)- Overview of the international certification program co-created by Scott, Maurice Elias, and others.

Rutgers Graduate School of Education- Celebrating 95 Years of Advancing Excellence & Equity (click)- Scott talks about his experience as a graduate and teacher at the Rutgers school of education.

Print Media

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott talks about going back to school in 2022-2023.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Summer programs in Union are highlighted.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott points out how Union recruited coveted high school math teachers.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott explains how students are quarantined and expresses concerns about "test-to-stay."

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott files an appeal for emergent relief with the NJSIAA so Union Football can remain in the playoffs.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott explains his decision to withdraw from the playoffs because of COVID-19 cases.

TAPintoUnion (click)- The Taylor family's seeing-eye puppy-in-training visits Union's elementary schools.

My Central Jersey (click)- Scott's leave from Highland Park is announced.

TAPInto Union (click)- Scott is introduced to the Township of Union School District community.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott talks about expanding school enrollment thanks to three-foot distancing protocols.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott's plans to help students after the pandemic are described.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott describes a vision for summer school during the pandemic.

Home News (click)- Scott's video presentation to Highland Park about delaying return to in-school instruction and learning is highlighted.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Scott shares the district's plan to provide high quality remote learning.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Talking about school reentry 2020-2021.

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Expressing concerns about live graduation ceremonies

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Governor's announcement to keep schools closed during the COVID-19 crisis

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Spring break during the COVID-19 crisis

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Discussing the impact COVID-19 had on school districts

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Commenting on NJDOE LGBTQ curriculum mandate

My Central Jersey (click)- Commenting on NJDOE Report Card rankings

NJEA Review (click)- Implementing restorative practices

My Central Jersey- The Home News (click)- Announcement of recognition as Middlesex County Superintendent of the Year 2018

My Central Jersey- The Home News (click)- Central Jersey Students Participate in National School Walkout

District Administration Magazine (click)- How administrators can sift through the noise to find their voice on Twitter and refine their personal learning network

Scholastic Administrator Magazine (click)- What are Your Favorites?

NJ.Com/Star Ledger (click)- Highland Park Passes School Transgender Rights Policy

Jewish Link- (click)- Highland Park Board of Education Meets With Orthodox Leaders

Asbury Park Press (click)- School Scene

The New Republic (click)- Can This Smartphone App Stop Cyberbullying?