MAJ Charles Scott

Title: Service Academies Prep Director
Department: Dean of Academics
Phone: (575) 624-8480
Office: Penrod Toles Learning Center 207

FALL 2017 Schedule
Course IDSecCourse NameHS/JC
ORT 10114Prep Orientation IJC
ORT 10116Prep Orientation IJC
ORT 10134Prep Orientation IJC
ORT 10136Prep Orientation IJC
CPT Charles Scott
Educational Background:


  • M.Ed., Northern Arizona University, School Counseling, 2005
    B.A., San Diego State University, Recreation Management, 1998

Additional Coursework: UCLA, College Counseling, 2010

Certifications and Licensure:

  • State of New Mexico, Level II School Counselor License

  • 2010 - Present, 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 the USS Midway (CVA-41) during Vietnam War (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, RMACAC Conferences (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 from 2013-2015
  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

NMMI Committees:

  • Southeastern New Mexico College Fair Committee (2012 - Present)
  • Faculty Development Committee (FDIG) (2013 - 2015)
  • TIG Technology Committee (2011 - 2013)
  • Athletic Committee (2011 - 2012)