Meet the Superintendent
I have a passion for creating a positive school climate by developing school leaders, affirming individual gifts and talents, and using multiple data sources to focus district and school improvement efforts."
- Dr. Stacie Stanley,
Superintendent of Edina Public Schools
Dr. Stanley's leadership has been transformational for our district. A deep understanding of education and student needs gives her the ability to organize resources and energy around initiatives that focus on learning and growth for all students. What sets her apart is her leadership that is grounded in listening, understanding, and growing.
Dr. Stanley joined Edina Public Schools in July 2021, after serving as Associate Superintendent at Eden Prairie Public Schools for three years. Prior to that she worked in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district for four years as Director of Equity and Integrated Support Services, followed by the role of Director of Curriculum, Assessment, Instruction, and Support Services.
Dr. Stanley began her career in education as a teacher in the East Metro Integration District for six years, in addition to being a principal at two elementary schools in the Roseville school district for six years. She is also currently an adjunct faculty member at Bethel University and has served as an adjunct faculty member at Hamline University.
Dr. Stanley holds an EdD in Education Leadership from Bethel University….“21st Center Leadership: A Study of Intercultural Development and K-6 Administrative Practice.” She holds a Masters of Arts with a focus in Education from St. Catherine University, a certificate in Education Administration from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and an Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy from St. Catherine University.