Lesli Scott
Co-founder, Education and Well-Being Program


  • Research and methodology
  • Teacher quality

Lesli Scott is a co-founder of the Education and Well-Being Program at the Institute for Social Research. She has directed research and methodology projects at academically-based centers within University of Michigan and Washington State University since 1983. She serves as the senior study director for large-scale school-based data collection projects and innovative methodological studies conducted at the Institute for Social Research. Her main areas of interest include quality/cost factors related to design of multimode school studies; Web-based data collection methodologies; and use of multimedia approaches to observe classroom instruction and to develop teacher professional development systems.