Scott Richards has more than 28 years of public service experience in the corrections field. Before joining NIC in 2019, he served in various leadership positions, including Warden and Director of Training in the U.S. Marine Corps Correctional System. Scott has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts Degree in Management and Leadership. At NIC, he oversees and actively participates in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of resources to enhance the competencies of corrections professionals. His portfolio includes Prison Staffing Analysis, Prison Rape Elimination Act, and Management of Restrictive Housing Populations. Additionally, he is currently working to develop an innovative micro-learning platform of "Expected Practices" as an on-demand training resource for the field. Scott is also the Technical Assistance Manager for the Prisons Division and can provide information on how agencies can submit requests.