Dr. David Doty

Vice President of Education & Training at Management and Training Corporation (MTC)

David S. Doty is Vice President of Education & Training at Management and Training Corporation (MTC), where he oversees academics for over 20 Job Corps centers across the United States. Prior to joining MTC, Dr. Doty was a partner at the Cicero Group, a Salt Lake City management consulting firm, where he led data-driven school improvement efforts and research projects for public education clients.


Dr. Doty has a broad background in public K-12 and higher education, having served in a variety of roles over the past 25 years. From 2008-2013, he served as the inaugural superintendent of the 33,000 student Canyons School District, the first new school district to be created in Utah in over 100 years. Before being appointed superintendent, Dr. Doty worked as an Assistant Commissioner with the Utah System of Higher Education, where he assisted the Board of Regents with a number of college readiness and access initiatives, including the Utah Scholars program and the Regents’ Scholarship. He also spent several years practicing law with the Columbia, South Carolina firm of Duff, White & Turner LLC, where he advised and defended school districts and colleges in litigation involving civil rights, constitutional matters, students with disabilities, the Voting Rights Act, and employment issues.


Raised in Iowa City, Iowa, Dr. Doty earned his B.A. in Spanish from Brigham Young University (1989), and obtained an M.A. in Education from the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, where he completed the Stanford Teacher Education Program (1990) while teaching high school Spanish at Mills High School in Millbrae, California. He also earned a J.D. from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School (1993) and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Brigham Young University’s David O. McKay School of Education.