Vice President, Arts Education New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, NJ, US
Cohort: Center for Creative Leadership, New York, 2015
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Alison Scott-Williams is the Vice President of Arts Education for The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). Alison is an arts education leader with a commitment to cultivating talent in emerging artists and building community. Alison leads a team that serves more than 90,000 children and teachers annually through performances, training, and residencies in Northern New Jersey. Prior to joining the NJPAC, Alison performed a series of influential leadership roles for The Juilliard School in New York City. She made an impact as Associate Vice President for Diversity and Campus Life, a dual role that balanced diversity leadership with comprehensive oversight for the Educational Outreach, Residence Life, International Student and Student Affairs departments. Prior to her position at Juilliard, Alison provided leadership for strategic planning and program management as Director of Programs and Admission for Sherwood Conservatory of Music and placed music programs in various Chicago schools and communities. Alison was a participant in the American Express Leadership Institute and holds a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College, Master of Music in Voice Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, and Master of Arts in Opera Theater and Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Oberlin Conservatory.