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Scott Gaiber

Deputy Chief of Investments

Scott Gaiber brings over 20 years of experience in educational leadership roles in Philadelphia and the San Francisco Bay Area to his role as Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Elevate 215.

His career has focused on surrounding our historically marginalized and underserved students with teachers and leaders who have the knowledge, skills, and mindsets to deliver on the education they deserve. Before joining the Elevate team, he ran his own consulting practice to support education organizations in how they manage, develop, and retain top talent. From, 2016 to 2021,hewas the Deputy Executive Director of the Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders, where he led its flagship program, the Neubauer Fellowship in Educational Leadership, and oversaw the launch of two additional leadership development programs that collectively served 68 principals and 11 school system leaders in 2020-21 alone. Prior to joining School Leaders, Scott was the Director of Recruitment and Human Capital Support for the San Francisco Unified School District for five years.

Scott began his career in education as a teacher in 2002 in San Jose, California and then in 2005went on to become the Founding 4/5 Grade Lead Teacher at Berkley Maynard Academy, an Aspire Public Charter School in Oakland, California.

An alumnus of Teach For America, the Education Pioneers Graduate School Fellowship, and the Urban School Human Capital Academy’s Emerging Human Capital Leaders Fellowship, Scott earned his bachelor’s from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s in Public Policy Analysis from the Goldman School of Public Policy at Berkeley. He’s also a husband and a proud girl dad, raising his two daughters in the Greater Philadelphia Area.

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