River Oaks Middle School
Name: Scott Matthews.
Family: Son, Brooks, 6.
Experience: 17 years in public education. Seventh year as a middle school principal.
Why I wanted to go into public education: My father was one of my teachers in middle school and he, along with other teachers, inspired me to become a teacher and make a difference in the lives of children.
Something I have always wanted to learn: How to shag.
Something most people donít know about me: I play the drums.
Something important life has taught me: Hard work does pay off.
A specific goal for this year: To improve our English Language Arts programs and test data by placing a greater emphasis on reading and writing.
Contact info: scmatthews@ dorchester2.k12.sc.us.