VP, Arts Education
Manager, Sales & Partnerships
Senior Director of Arts Education
Alison Scott-Williams is an arts education leader with a commitment to recognizing and cultivating talent in emerging artists. She is currently the Vice President for Arts Education at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey.
Alison joined NJPAC in 2013 in a pivotal position as Assistant Vice President for Arts Education. Prior to joining NJPAC, Alison excelled in a series of influential leadership roles for The Juilliard School in New York City. From 2006 to 2013, she made a meaningful impact as Associate Vice President for Diversity and Campus Life, a dual responsibility that balanced diversity leadership with comprehensive oversight for the Educational Outreach, Residence Life, International Student, and Student Affairs departments. Alison also served as The Juilliard School’s Title IX Officer.
From 2005 to 2006, Alison served was Director of Educational Outreach, with responsibility for creating, managing and expanding 10-plus educational outreach programs that engaged Juilliard students in the community and on campus. From 2004 to 2005, Alison directly supported students and staff as Associate Registrar for Academic Advisement of The Juilliard School. From 2001 to 2004, Alison provided leadership for marketing, strategic planning and program management as Director of Programs and Admission for Sherwood Conservatory of Music in Chicago.
Alison holds a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College, Master of Music in Voice Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, and Master of Arts in Opera Theater and Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Oberlin Conservatory.
Overview of NJPAC: The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, by celebrating diversity, shall be America’s foremost urban presenter of arts and entertainment, a creative and effective leader in arts education for children, a convener of useful and enlightening civic engagement events, and a catalyst for economic development in its home city of Newark.