Director Andrew Scott

  • Andrew Scott brings more than 20 years of experience in the public sector to the PPS Board of Education. He currently serves as Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Metro, a job in which he oversees such facilities as the Oregon Zoo, Oregon Convention Center, the Schnitzer and Keller theaters and more than 17,000 acres of parks and other taxpayer-owned buildings and assets. He previously was Budget Director and Financial Planning Manager for the City of Portland, balancing an annual budget of $4 billion.

    Andrew grew up in Southwest Portland and attended PPS schools, graduating from Wilson High School where he enjoyed his "glory days as a drummer in the band." His two children currently attend a PPS school.

    Andrew spent five years in Washington, D.C. as a health policy analyst for the White House Office of Management and Budget. He earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics from Drew University and a master's in Public Policy from Georgetown University.