Scott Sears is the Operations Associate at Student Experience Research Network (SERN). Prior to joining SERN, Scott served as the Youth Program Manager at Hello Neighbor, a non-profit organization in Pittsburgh committed to supporting refugee and immigrant families. He also completed a year-long Public Service Fellowship with the Cleveland Foundation’s education grant-making team and Say Yes to Education Cleveland. Scott started his career in education as a 6th grade English and social studies teacher via Teach for America. He earned his BA in Political Science at The College of Wooster, where his research focused on major U.S. political parties’ immigration policy platforms.