Scott Muri on Decades of Education Leadership Service and EdTech

Key Points

  • Data and EdFi standards are keys to the success of Ector County School District.

  • Alternative compensation systems dramatically help with teacher retention, as well as pipelines to teacher training.

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On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Tom Vander Ark is joined by Dr Scott Muri, Superintendent of Ector County School District in Odessa, Texas. 

Previously, he has served in numerous district leadership roles and is a leader in funding schools, educator prep and much more. 

This is more than just a job, it is absolutely a calling.

Scott Muri


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