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Scott Taylor


I’ve spent a fair part of my career training and developing educators, so part of what I bring to Gettysburg Leadership Experience (GLE) participants is an understanding of how adults learn and what the process requires in terms of effective program design and facilitation. I’ve had the chance to design and facilitate a variety of leadership programs and am able to draw on the work I’ve done across sectors to help all participants find relevance and meaning in the topics we cover.

Learning in advance about each Gettysburg Leadership Experience participant group’s industry allows facilitator Scott Taylor to identify their shared dilemmas, draw parallels with the experience of Gettysburg leaders, and develop discussion points to connect GLE lessons with modern-day challenges. “My style is interactive and engaging, and most importantly invites participants to think for themselves,” Scott says. “I like to ask questions and encourage participants to think critically and discuss their shared experiences so they’re able to identify how to move themselves, their teams and their organizations forward in a way that lives out values and improves performance.”

Additional Background

  • Program strategy and leadership consultant working with organizations from the private, public and non-profit sectors, such as Airbnb, Denver Public Schools and Global Citizen Year
  • Former senior executive with Teach for America, guiding outdoor expeditions for teenagers in North Carolina
  • Peace Corps Volunteer in Slovakia
  • Holds a master’s degree from Harvard's Kennedy School
  • Featured in Experience-driven Leader Development, published by the Center for Creative Leadership
  • Co-chair of the board of an arts education organization serving students in the San Francisco Bay area
  • Volunteer City Guide in San Francisco


Our faculty is made up of instructors and guides, many of whom are licensed battlefield guides. Instructors and guides are chosen for each session based upon the identified goals of the group.

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