Barbara Scott


Barbara H. Scott is a lifelong educator, having served as a classroom teacher, school administrator and admissions professional.

Currently, Ms. Scott is the Executive Director of Parents League of New York, an educational nonprofit that aims to empower families by providing school advisory and parenting resources through partnerships with schools and other educational providers.

As the Bronx Arts Board Chair, Ms. Scott is known for collaborating across professional disciplines and academic fields to bring the best to children and families. A consummate volunteer, Ms. Scott has shared her educational expertise with a variety of nonprofits and cultural groups including serving as Education Chair for New England Science and Sailing (NESS), as Vice-President of the Women’s Committee Board of Central Park Conservancy and through various leadership roles in Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Ms. Scott earned a BB in Dance from Hamilton College and an MA in Educational Leadership from Columbia University, Teachers College. She resides in New York with her husband, daughter and miniature poodle, and enjoys gardening, good books, tennis and travel.