Stacie McVey Named New Atlanta Superintendent

The Atlanta School District has hired from within for the next superintendent. Stacie McVey will take over the position at the beginning of July after spending the past three years as the school’s principal. McVey says she’s excited to continue her family’s legacy.

McVey’s mom taught third grade for 32 years at Atlanta. McVey herself spent nine years as a teacher before moving to her current role as principal. She says she’s learned some important lessons over the past 12 years.

McVey takes over for Will Perkins, who is departing after serving the district for 18 years.

McVey received her bachelor’s degrees in Communications and Elementary Education along with her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Truman State University.