Superintendent Dr. Paul Stanton

  • Dr. Paul Stanton is proud to serve his ninth year as superintendent of the Washington Elementary School District (WESD) and his twenty-seventh year in education. A product of the district, Dr. Stanton attended Manzanita Elementary School and Cortez High School in the Glendale Union High School District.

    Dr. Stanton currently serves as the Past President of the Arizona School Administrators.  He also serves on the ABEC Board of Directors and the WESTMARC Education and Workforce Development Committee.  On the weekends, he and his wife, Lori, prepare food boxes for those in need.

    Dr. Stanton has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing and Finance from Marquette University, as well as Masters’ Degrees in Elementary Education and Educational Administration and Supervision. He received his Doctorate Degree in Educational Administration from Arizona State University. 

    Dr. Stanton embraces the WESD’s vision, mission and values.  He is committed to achieving excellence for every child, every day, every opportunity.

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