Stacey Burnley

Principal, Edwin M. Stanton School
School District of Philadelphia
2017 Neubauer Fellow
Grade Level
PreK - 8th
Student Enrollment
School/Org Neighborhood
Graduate Hospital
M.A. Elementary Education, B.A. Arts & Science, Marywood University
Administration Certification, Cheyney University
“As an elementary school principal, my civic, moral and ethical responsibility is to ensure that students are offered the best learning environment that allows them to reach their fullest potential. I always aim to expand my knowledge of leadership so that I can lead my school to reach that expectation. Through my experience as a Neubauer Fellow, I learned numerous strategies that support my endeavors as a leader.”

Stacey has served as the principal of Edwin M. Stanton School since 2008. Under her leadership, Stanton students and staff were honored as the most improved elementary school on the 2018 School Performance Report. In the following year, Stanton maintained growth and continues to make academic academic gains.

Stacey has been an educator since 1998. Prior to becoming principal of Stanton, Stacey served as principal of Pennypacker Elementary School. Stacey received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching and a Civic Responsibility Award from the National Constitution Center. Stacey grew up in Dunmore, PA.