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  • Dr. Scott Schwartz


    Dr. Scott Schwartz has been the Superintendent of Schools for Gavin School District 37 since July 2021.  He has over 18 years experience in public education as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and district administrator.

    Before coming to Gavin 37, Dr. Schwartz served as Assistant Superintendent of Teaching, Learning, and Innovation for the Deerfield Public Schools District 109, as a Principal at Walden Elementary School in Deerfield, as an Assistant Principal at Caruso Middle School in Deerfield, and as a middle school social studies teacher. 

    Dr. Schwartz earned his Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) from Loyola University Chicago in 2014. His dissertation was focused on motivating factors for elementary teachers who belong to Veteran, Baby Boomer, Generation X, and Generation Y age bands. He also holds his Chief School Business Office (CSBO) certificate from Northern University, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from National Louis University and a Bachelor’s Degree in secondary education from Indiana University, Bloomington. 

    Dr. Schwartz co-facilitates the Aspiring School Leader Network with the Illinois Principals Association. The goal of this network is to “establish the mindset, leadership intelligences, and community of peers necessary for aspiring administrators to envision themselves as future learning leaders.” 

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