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Dr. Pamela Stanfield

Dr. Pamela Stanfield (MO '96)



Missouri Baptist University
St. Louis, MO

At the time of the Award, Dr. Pamela Stanfield was:

Westchester Elementary School
Kirkwood, MO

Biographical Information

Dr. Pamela Stanfield retired as a professor from Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, where she taught graduate courses in education and educational administration. Previously, Dr. Stanfield served nine years as a classroom teacher and 17 years as an elementary school principal. She recently published a book titled Children I Have Loved, Lessons I Have Learned, which describes the lessons she has learned from the many children she was able to serve during her career as an educator. "Our students are our best professional growth opportunities—they teach us more than any class or workshop." Dr. Stanfield was principal of Westchester Elementary School in Kirkwood, Missouri when she was named Missouri's National Distinguished Principal in 1995-1996.

Related Connections

Milestone: Pam Stanfield (MO ‘96) Publishes Second Book

Additional Information


1969 Augusta State University, B.A.; University of Missouri - St. Louis M.A. and Ed.D.


Children I Have Loved, Lessons I Have Learned - published 2014 ; From Gangsta' to Graduate - a presentation on cross racial mentoring; Caring Father, Death Row Inmate, an urban education presentation