Honduran agricultural engineer who currently holds the position of Minister of Education of Honduras.
He completed his primary studies in the Urbana Mixta Miguel Paz Barahona School in his hometown, and he studied High School in the Instituto Departamental de Oriente in Danlí where he graduated in Science and Letters. For a month he studied journalism at the National Autonomous University of Honduras, but he withdrew to study agricultural engineering.
He graduated as an agricultural engineer at the National University of Agriculture located in Catacamas, Olancho. He holds a Diploma in Pedagogical Formation in Higher Education (Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán) and holds a Master of Human Settlements and Environment awarded by the Catholic University of Chile. It should be noted that he also serves as Director of the National University of Agriculture in Olancho.
In 2012, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, swore in Marlon Escoto as Minister of Education for a period of two years. Similarly, on January 30, 2014, he was ratified four more years by the current President Juan Orlando Hernandéz.