Scott Wille joined the Del Valle ISD Child Development Center as its director in August 2012. He was formerly the school librarian at Creedmoor Elementary School in Creedmoor, Texas. Before relocating to Austin, he worked at the Farias Early Childhood Center (Houston ISD) as the school librarian for four years. He served as the summer school principal while he was employed at the center. Before becoming a school librarian, Scott taught kindergarten, first, and second grades for nine years.
Scott earned his Bachelor of Science degree (1996) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in early childhood education (prekindergarten through third grade). Scott completed his preschool student teaching at the University Preschool Laboratory, where he worked with two and three-year-old children. He completed his student teaching in second grade at La Escuela Fratney, a dual-language, multicultural, anti-biased school in the inner-city of Milwaukee. Scott earned his master’s degree (2002) at the University of Houston in curriculum and instruction, focusing on second language acquisition or English as a second language. In 2009, he completed his principal certification at the University of Houston, and recently took a graduate class at the American College of Education in educational technology.
Scott enjoys reading books to young children. Some of his favorite authors include Pat Mora, Todd Parr, Patricia Polacco, Chris VanAllsburg, and Mo Willems. He enjoys working with colleagues in the teaching profession and is motivated by the art of teaching and learning. His favorite color is green, since he was born on St. Patrick’s Day.
Scott enjoys cooking, traveling, biking, and kayaking. He is a caregiver to three fantastic dogs.