Thomas W. Taylor, Ed.D., M.B.A.Dr. Thomas W. Taylor is Superintendent of Stafford County Public Schools, where he oversees 33 schools in Virginia’s eighth largest school district, serving more than 31,000 students and more than 4,300 employees. Stafford County Public Schools is a high-performing, majority-minority school district, where nearly half of the students participate in the federal free lunch program.Dr. Taylor is a Washington, D.C. native and has served as a social studies teacher, coach, and leader in several Virginia school districts over the last 25+ years. Prior to his service in Stafford, Dr. Taylor was the Deputy Superintendent in Chesterfield County, the Region III Superintendent of the Year (2016) in Middlesex County, and UVA's Alumni Outstanding Principal (2012) in Charlottesville City.In addition to his service as Superintendent of Stafford Schools, Dr. Taylor also serves as one of Virginia's Commissioners on the Education Commission of the States. In addition to numerous other community boards, Dr. Taylor also serves on the College Board's Superintendent Advisory Council, is a co-lead for the National STEM Consortium, and Chair of the Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council.Dr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Wesleyan University, a Master's in Educational Leadership and a Doctorate in PK-12 Education Policy from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the College of William & Mary. He and his wife, Sue, are the proud parents of five children.