Learning Specialist


Sheila Scott-Bates is in her fourth year at E.W. Stokes, and her 25th year of teaching. She has worked in DC Public schools as a Special Education Coordinator and as a Special Education teacher. She has also worked in the airline and mortgage industries.


Shelia received her Special Education degree through the University of the District of Columbia and also holds a degree in Business Administration.


When Shelia is not teaching, she is an outdoor enthusiast, and loves gardening, nature walks, and outdoor sports. She also enjoys traveling and has been fortunate enough to visit many amazing foreign countries. It is the love of travel and learning about diverse cultures that lead her to work at Stokes School.


Sheila enjoys every day at E.W. Stokes and is excited to be a part of this amazing team. She loves her job and believes strongly in the power of education. Her goal is to help our students reach their fullest potential.