Dr. Scott M. DiTullio holds a B.S. in Education (Music Education/Performance) from Clarion University and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. He has completed the K-12 Administration Program for Principals through California University of Pennsylvania and holds an Education Doctorate from Northeastern University with a focus on curriculum leadership.
Scott is in his twenty-sixth year of teaching and is the Director of Bands at Allegheny-Clarion Valley Area School District, a position he has held since 2005. His duties have consisted of 7th grade General Music, Guitar, Jr. High Band, Sr. High Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Jr. High Honor’s Band, Woodwind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble and elementary general music. He previously taught for nine years at the Clarion-Limestone School District where he served as the Director of Bands for grades four through twelve from 1996-2005. He was hired in the fall of 2012 as an adjunct instructor at St. Vincent College in Latrobe Pennsylvania. At St. Vincent, he directs the SVC Jazz Band, Teaches the Trumpet Studio, and has served as a consultant for the SVC Bearcat Marching Band, Pep Band, and Concert Band.
Dr. DiTullio performs on trumpet in professional venues from Pittsburgh to Erie and as a soloist with many jazz and dance bands. He is the founding member of the Clarion River Jazz Octet and the Clarion River Brass. He teaches private trumpet lessons (all band instruments), and serves as the district chairman for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 3 Jazz Festival. Scott has also served as a guest conductor for the following Festivals: PMEA District 2 and 3 Jazz Band Festivals, the Clearfield High School Band Festival, the Mercer County High School Band Festival, IU #9 Elementary Band Festival, and the Westmoreland County Elementary Band Festival.
Dr. D, is an active baseball nut. He has coached PA American Legion Baseball for twenty years, T-ball, minor league, Little League, All-Star teams, and the Clarion Wildcats. In 2017 he started coaching and chaperoning on the Potter Baseball Summer Tour. The Potter Baseball Tour is a month-long tour through Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania doing community service and playing baseball with youth aged 13 – 17. Dr. DiTullio resides in Clarion, PA with his wife Joyce. They have two adult children.