Scott Elliott is senior director of development and site expansion of Chalkbeat. He oversees new site selection and and provides development support to local Chalkbeat sites. He joined Chalkbeat in 2013 as the founding bureau chief of Chalkbeat Indiana, and before that was an award-winning education journalist at the Indianapolis Star and the Dayton Daily News. At the Daily News, his blog, Get on the Bus, was just the third mainstream media education blog when it launched in 2005. He was Knight-Wallace journalism fellow at the University of Michigan in 2004-05 and was president of the national Education Writers Association from 2013-17.