Dr. Stacie L. Stanley serves as the Superintendent in Edina Public Schools. Stacie has served in a variety of education roles including classroom teacher, elementary school principal, math specialist, curriculum & staff development specialist, director of achievement equity, director of curriculum, assessment, and instruction and associate superintendent. Stacie is a Senior Training Associate at the Center for Culturally Proficient Educational Practice and the co-author of Leading While Female: A Culturally Proficient Response for Gender Equity. She is a fierce advocate for ensuring women are positioned to move into executive leadership roles – including a special focus on women of color. She earned a doctorate degree from Bethel University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she researched the impact of intercultural development on K-6 administrative leadership practice. Stacie is also an adjunct faculty member in Bethel University doctoral program in Minnesota, and a member of the Hamline School of Education Advisory Board. She lives with her husband, and enjoys being an empty nester, taking long walks, and spending time with their grandchildren.