Stephanie Clagnaz, Ed.D. has been an educator for 27 years. She has served as a teacher and school leader in public, private, and charter schools in New York City and on Long Island. Dr. Clagnaz received her bachelor’s degree from Long Island University (C.W. Post). She earned her master’s degree in education and her doctorate in educational leadership from Hofstra University. She holds permanent state certifications as a teacher with a bilingual extension (Spanish) and as a school building and district administrator. Dr. Clagnaz and her husband of 37 years have raised 3 beautiful children who are all educators. In her spare time, she enjoys caring for her grandchildren, cooking, gardening, and singing. She is a music minister at her church, serving her community for 30 years.