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SCPO Charles Scott, USN(ret)

US Service Academy Prep Program

USMA, USNA, USAFA, USMMA, and USCGA Preparatory Program Director and Academic Advisor
(Located in Toles Rm 207)




    M.Ed., Northern Arizona University, School Counseling, 2005

    B.A., San Diego State University, Recreation Management, 1998

    Additional Coursework:  UCLA, College Counseling, 2010



    2015 -- Present, Director, Academy Prep Program

    2010 – 2015, New Mexico Military Institute, Academic Advisor and High School Counselor

    2013 – Present, United States Naval Academy Blue and Gold Officer for Southeastern New Mexico

    2005 – 2010, Cienega High School in Vail, Arizona, High School Counselor and NCAA Coordinator

    1978 – 2005, National Park Service, National Park Ranger and Fire Management Officer

    United States Navy, Senior Chief Petty Officer (SCPO), Retired; served 4 years of active duty aboard USS Midway (CVA-41), USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) and USS Lockwood (FF-1064)(1971 – 1975), and 23 years in the Naval Reserves 

    (1984 – 2005)


Honors, Awards and Publications:

         2014 RMACAC High-Five Award

      Professional Presentations: Service Academies, What you need to know, Arizona School Counselor's Annual Conference (2016), RMACAC Conferences (2016, 2014, 2012), Higher Ed Consultants of America (HECA) National Conference (2013), and Keeping Options Open (KOO) (2013); Reciprocity and College Tuition, RMACAC Conference (2010); and Arizona Career Information System Workshop (2009); School Counselors as Advocates for Children, Arizona       School Counselor Conference (2005)

      Military Awards/Medals: Navy Commendation (2), Navy Achievement (5), Vietnam Campaign, Vietnam Service



 Organizations and Committees:

    National Association of College Admissions Counseling (NACAC)

    Rocky Mountain Association of College Admissions Counseling (RMACAC), serving on the Executive Board as a delegate (2013-Present) and Admissions Practices Co-Chair, 2015-Present)

    American School Counselor Association (ASCA)