- Masters University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Bachelors University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1989)
Scott Ahlgren is the Science Department chair. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a Master of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He joined SJNMA in 1991. In 1997, he was selected by his peers to receive the Roy F. Farrand Excellence in Teaching Award. Prior to his teaching career, he spent six seasons as a technician with the U.S. Forest Service in Montana.