Patrick Brown HeadshotScott Albert '80 was an educator, teacher, counselor, and advisor for more than 25 years. He received his bachelor’s in Psychology from SUNY Oneonta and went on to complete a master’s in Social Work from Simmons College School of Social Work in Boston.

He dedicated his professional career to supporting teens and young adults and helping them adjust and succeed in adulthood. This took many forms, from working at a group home in Boston after his undergraduate studies to serving as the Director of Counseling and Human Development at The Lawrenceville School. In his most recent role as Senior Global Trainer at the Center for Supportive Schools, he trained and coached administrators and teachers in over 100 schools globally how to implement programs that foster the academic, social, and emotional well-being of students. In addition, he worked as a teen mentor and family coach, and served on numerous boards for youth and education, including those for the Waldorf School of Princeton, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Mercer County and The Childcare Center at the Lawrenceville School.

He inspired inquiry, valued independent thought, and modeled a love of learning that motivated his students and continues to linger in their hearts and minds to this day. He is remembered by family, friends, and countless former students as someone who created a space for them to feel heard, seen and valued.