Superintendent of Schools – Dr. Anna Stubblefield
Dr. Anna Stubblefield previously served as the Deputy Superintendent for Lawrence Public Schools. She worked in that position since 2018 after serving as the Interim Superintendent for the 2017-18 school year. As Deputy Superintendent, she oversaw Human Resources, Special Education and Student Services, Curriculum and Instruction and the Lawrence Virtual School. She was also instrumental in Lawrence Public Schools equity work. Before that, she served as Lawrence’s Assistant Superintendent, Director of Human Resources and as a middle school principal. She began her career in education as a teacher and thereafter transitioned into new roles as a coach and assistant principal in the Blue Valley and Center School Districts.
“I look forward to listening and learning in order to understand ‘the story’ about the rich traditions and values as well as hearing about the opportunities for growth and innovation,” said Dr. Stubblefield. “My intention is that every student will graduate from the district empowered and ready to launch. I share in the vision of making the district’s mission a reality-Inspiring Excellence: Every Grownup, Every Child, Every Day.”
Dr. Stubblefield earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University, an Educational Specialist’s degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and two Master degrees (Special Education and Teaching & Leadership) along with her Bachelor degree in Education Administration from the University of Kansas. In October 2018, she participated in the Women in Education Leadership program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Stubblefield currently serves as an adjunct instructor for the University of Kansas and Baker University.
She is a married to David and both are proud parents of three sons.