Scott R. Reisinger
Head of School
Trevor Day School
Scott holds a B.A. (summa cum laude) and M.A. (Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Rochester and an M.Phil from Columbia University.
Scott became the Head of School for Trevor Day School in July, 2014.
He began his career at the Harley School in Rochester, NY, a coeducational, Nursery through Grade 12 day school with 500 students, where he taught history and psychology and served as Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.
At Greens Farms Academy in Westport, CT, a coeducational, K through Grade 12 day school with 700 students, he chaired the history department and served as Head of the Lower School and Assistant Head of School.
Most recently, Scott served for 15 years as Head of Bancroft School, a coeducational, Pre-K through Grade 12 day school with 520 students.
During his tenure at Bancroft, he led the "Strategic Thinking Efforts" toward construction of new Lower and Middle School facilities, as well as renovation of the Science Center.
also worked closely with his
faculty on significant curricular revisions and innovative programming, Project-Based Learning
, an iPad Program, and STEM advancements.
also successfully led Bancroft's Centennial Capital Campaign and helped to double their endowment.
Scott recently completed a three-year term as Board President of the Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE), where he served as a trustee for eight years.
writing on the subject of education includes titles such as Meet Children Where They Areand Helicopters, Homework and Happiness: Parents, Children and School, Putting Everything in Perspective.
also speaks on a variety of topics including Building Cooperative Educational Communities
: Globally and Locally and The Changing Landscape of Community Colleges in the U.S.
The connections between Trevor Day School
's values and vision and Scott's educational philosophies are numerous. He believes deeply that it is his
responsibility as an educator to nurture the inherent gifts in each individual child.
is focused on cultivating a life-long love of learning in students, and developing young people who are self-directed and responsible global citizens.
's warm and communicative nature is a clear fit for Trevor's collaborative educational environment - he
is a welcome addition to the signature Common Spaces and within the greater academic community. Scott is a generative thinker and committed to his
highly effective strategic thinking and planning is an invaluable asset to lead growth.
To quote Scott
, "Indeed, this is an exciting and hopeful time to be in education and a school leader.