Scott Beiter

Scott Beiter

Scott Beiter is a science teacher at Rensselaer City School District, NY

Brief Biography

Scott Beiter earned his BA in Biology from Hartwick College and MS in Science Teaching and Curriculum Development and in Instructional Technology from SUNY Albany. Mr. Beiter has been in the classroom for 21 years and teaches eighth grade physical science and college-level biology for high school students. Mr. Beiter was the head of the technology committee at Rensselaer City School District for over 10 years.

Outside the classroom, Mr. Beiter has coached the modified wrestling team for 20 years and is the advisor for the district Gaming and Esports Club. He is interested in cognitive learning science and games in education. He led the Gaming PLT for the NYS Master Teacher program. He has conducted professional development on game-based learning, screencasting and esports. He constantly searches for ways to make science more fun and accessible to students. Scott has recently started the Empire State Scholastic Esports Federation nonprofit and is the current president.

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