Curtis Scales - Arkansas

Curtis Scales - Arkansas (he/him): Curtis Scales was selected for the 15-member inaugural cohort of the national Postsecondary State Career Technical Education Leaders Fellowship at Advance CTE– Sponsored by ECMC Foundation. The 15-month national Fellowship strives to advance diversity state postsecondary Career Technical Education leadership through an intensive experience of workshops, coaching and a real-world project dedicated to build the knowledge and social capital to be a skilled, equity-minded leader. After beginning his career in management training in the healthcare industry, Scales translated his passion for wellness and supporting underserved populations into a career in education, and currently serves as the Program Manager for Special Populations at the Arkansas Department of Education. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration from the University of Arkansas, and master’s degrees in Management and Leadership and Human Resource Management from Webster University.