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Dr. Shannon Stanley has more than three decades of experience in Alabama public education. She has served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent of K-8 instruction, deputy superintendent of teaching and learning and superintendent. Dr. Stanley has also served as a school improvement leadership coach with Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), working with school districts in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.

Dr. Stanley continues to serve as an adjunct professor in educational leadership for The University of Alabama, as well as working with Alabama’s aspiring and new superintendents through The University of Alabama Superintendent’s Academy. 

She is the mother of two sons, as well as the wife of a retired high school teacher and coach.