Dr. Summer E. Stephens
07/01/22 - 06/30/2023
Summer engages staff, students, and the community in collaborative conversations and activities designed to promote excellence and innovation. With a passion for personalized learning, Summer has successfully implemented systems of blended and online learning, project-based learning, and design thinking. A specific focus of her work has included bridging the gap between courses traditionally identified as core and CTE as students prepare for future-ready opportunities. She is a strong advocate for schools at the state and national level as well as the city and county level to create a great connection between school, home, and community.
Summer has been thoroughly involved in all levels of education K-20. She has experience with a statewide Learning management system adoption, development of a statewide open education resource library, and other components of strong competency-based learning. She is currently a member of the NV MIC3, Past President of the Nevada Association of School Superintendents, and sits on the Churchill Economic Development Business Council and the UWNNS Board. Summer holds a Ed.D. and Specialist Degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a M. Ed. and BA from Doane College.