First KC super candidate revealed: Dr. Stacy Winslow
BY KEVIN MCKEE
MILL HALL — The first candidate for the vacant superintendent position at the Keystone Central School District has been revealed to be Dr. Stacy Winslow.
Dr. Winslow is currently the assistant to the superintendent for curriculum, instruction, and assessment at Derry Township School District in Hershey, a position she has held since July 2014.
There her responsibilities include directing the K-12 curriculum development, including “establishing philosophy, objectives, and proper interpretation of the curriculum to the professional staff, parents, students, and community.”
She also cites “develop a budget that provides the necessary educational resources while maintaining fiscal responsibility/accountability” as a responsibility at Derry Township School District.
Dr. Winslow, as part of her current position, sits on the board of the Dauphin County Online Consortium where she “collaborates with county-wide colleagues to develop online courses to share.”
Previously, she worked as the middle school principal, also at Derry Township, and middle school assistant principal at Manheim Township School District in Lancaster, and spent 15 years as a high school social studies teacher at Manheim Township.
Other hats she has worn include adjunct professor at Wilkes University and Elizabethtown College; high school social studies content specialist at Manheim Township; K-12 social studies curriculum consultant and K-12 staff development and C and I coordinator, also at Manheim Township; and director of staff development and humanities supervisor at the same school district.
Dr. Winslow holds a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration from Immaculata University in Pennsylvania, achieved in 2010.
Her dissertation was titled “Perceptions of Differentiated Staff Development as an Effective Means to Increase Student Achievement.”
Previously, she attained her Master of Education in Teaching and Curriculum from Pennsylvania State University in Harrisburg, in 1999, and a Bachelor of Science in Social Studies Education from Elizabethtown College, in 1991.
She maintains certifications including:
r Pennsylvania Letter of Eligibility
r Pennsylvania Curriculum and Instruction Supervisory Certificate
r Pennsylvania K-12 Principal Certificate
r Pennsylvania Instructional II Certificate, Secondary Social Studies, 7-12.
On the curriculum side, Dr. Winslow “designed, implemented, and taught” a pair of online courses during her time at Manheim High School: Civics and Economic and Global Perspectives.
These courses continue to be taught via Moodle online delivery.
Dr. Winslow also “designed, implemented, and taught Constitutional Law as a senior elective course.”
A sizable portion of her vitae is dedicated to continuing education and professional development.
Some of her stated research interests include school district hiring practices, at-risk student interventions, and equity for children in urban and rural settings.
Dr. Winslow appears to be a frequent attendee of conferences around the nation, with her most recent being Leadership NOW, held in Las Vegas in November 2017.
Dr. Winslow also leads a number of workshops and trainings, including “Twitter for Leaders,” “Management and Use of Data,” and “Seven Keys to a Positive Learning Environment in Your Classroom,” among others.
“Twitter for Leaders” was also presented by Dr. Winslow at the Mid-Atlantic Conference on Personalized Learning, held in Baltimore in March 2017.
She holds professional affiliations with Phi Delta Kappa, Learning Forward (where she serves on the New Member Committee), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and in her spare time dedicates community service time to Toys for Tots, LOVE Inc., and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church where she serves as a Sunday School teacher as well as on the church’s stewardship committee.
Dr. Winslow’s public forum will be held Wednesday night, at 7 p.m., in the Central Mountain Middle School auditorium. The community is encouraged to attend.