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Stefanie Merrell


Stefanie Merrell


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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated high school from Iowa Park High School

I attened West Texas A&M Univeristy for one year, then transferred to Midwestern State Univeristy where I graduated with a Bachelors of Art degree in English. After teaching for several years, I decided to obtain my Master’s degree in Education Administration from Wayland Baptist University.

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Bachelors of Arts in English

Masters degree in Education Administration


English 6-12

ESL 6-12

Principal PK – 12


Current Position:

This is my second year as principal at Shive Elementary. Even though my teaching career experience is at the secondary level, I thoroughly enjoy working with 4th and 5th grade students.

Previous Position:

I started my teaching career in Vernon, teaching high school English. I then traveled to the Texas Panhandle and taught 9th and 10th grade English in Perryton. I then moved to Frisco, Texas where I taught English at three different campuses: Roach Middle School, Scoggins Middle School, and Heritage High School. I then became the Campus Instructional Support Facilitator at Heritage High School before moving into administration. I was a high school assistant principal at Azle High School before moving back to Vernon. Shive has been my only elementary position, and I absolutly love it!!

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