Meet Scott Sowell, our Summer Teacher Fellow


About Scott Sowell

Scott Sowell, a proud graduate of Duval County Public Schools, has worked in science education for 20 years, and is currently a science teacher at Darnell-Cookman Middle-High School. Scott has worked at the elementary, secondary, and college level, with a focus on increasing science literacy, maximizing students’ understanding of the nature of science, as well as researching issues of equity within science education. Since being selected as the 2012 Duval County Teacher of the Year, Scott has also been involved in developing local teacher leaders and several professional development projects, such as the annual TEACH Conference.

In Scott's words...

I am very excited about being part of all the different JPEF projects that are focusing on developing and empowering teacher leaders in Duval County!

I move public education forward by championing the voices of our great local teachers!

Upcoming Event

Florida State Standards Listening Tour

Make your voice heard by joining the Florida Department of Education's Listening Tour on the Florida Standards.

  • Date: Monday, Oct 21, 2019
  • Time: 5:30PM to 6:30PM
  • Where: Liberty Pines Academy, St. Johns County
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-cent tax 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

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Did You Know?

85.1 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2018, a record high.

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