Stone Formally Named Superintendent 1/10/17
RISD Trustees last evening voted to formally name Dr. Jeannie Stone as RISD Superintendent. Stone was named RISD's Lone Finalist on December 12.
"I am honored and humbled to be selected to serve this district," said Stone. “You have my commitment that I will lead this district with my whole heart and soul."
Stone joined RISD in 2015 as Deputy Superintendent over Curriculum and Instruction. She became Acting Superintendent in April 2016 when former superintendent Dr. Kay Waggoner took a leave of absence, and was named Interim Superintendent in June 2016 when Dr. Waggoner announced her retirement.
Stone holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Texas at Arlington, a master's degree in Education from Texas A&M Commerce, and earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She has 26 years of experience in education, beginning as a middle school English teacher.