Janet Scott

director, osdbu, u.s. department of education


Janet Scott serves as the Director for the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization at the U.S. Department of Education.   Ms. Scott is responsible for implementing and managing the small business program, as well as, ensuring that all small businesses have an opportunity to participate in providing goods and services to the U.S. Department of Education.  

Ms. Scott has over 30 years of federal acquisition experience.  Prior to her current position, she has held the positions of Contract Specialist, Contracting Officer, and Group Manager.  She has been the Contracting Officer and lead negotiator for many of the U.S. Department of Education’s major initiatives such as: Race to the Top, No Child Left Behind and several Federal Student Aid (FSA) projects; including FSA’s Modernization Project.  Ms. Scott is a member of the United States Senior Executive Service.