Alison Scott-Williams is an arts education leader with a commitment to recognizing and cultivating talent in emerging artists.
Since 2013, Alison has served in a pivotal position as Assistant Vice President for Arts Education for The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. Prior to joining the NJPAC, Alison performed in a series of influential leadership roles for The Juilliard School in New York City. From 2006 to 2013, 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 and Student Affairs departments.
From 2005 to 2006, Alison served as Director of Educational Outreach with responsibility for creating, managing and expanding 10+ educational outreach programs that captured attention in the community and on campus. From 2004 to 2005, Alison interacted directly with students and staff as Associate Registrar for Academic Advisement of The Juilliard School. From 2001 to 2004, Alison provided leadership for marketing, strategic planning and program management as Director of Programs and Admission for Sherwood Conservatory of Music. Before joining Sherwood Conservatory of Music, Alison built a successful career with The Juilliard School in progressive roles from 1994 to 2001.
Alison 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.