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Stanley Cox

Stanley Cox (AL '98)

Head of School

Lee-Scott Academy
Auburn, AL

At the time of the Award, Stanley Cox was:

Baldwin Academics & Arts Magnet School
Montgomery, AL

Biographical Information

Stan Cox became principal of Opelika High School in Opelika, Alabama, in 2002. Previously, at Baldwin Academics & Arts Magnet School in Montgomery, Mr. Cox raised school standards across the board. He also recognized technology's potential as an educational tool and, in keeping with his efforts to involve parents and the community in the school's activities, established partnerships with local businesses to fund the wiring of his school and provide Internet and e-mail access to each classroom. As principal, Mr. Cox encourages teachers to create and implement technology-integrated curricula and to further their professional development through workshops and seminars. Mr. Cox also served as principal of the Montgomery Public School System's technology high school, Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School, which offers students in Grades 9-12 six academic areas in which to study as well as a technology-infused core curriculum. In 2002, Stan was named principal of Opelika High School in Opelika, AL where he served for nine years. While at OHS, AP, Dual Enrollment and CTE courses were added to the course offerings. In 2011, Stan was appointed Assistant Superintendent of Lee County Schools in Lee County, AL. He supervised CTE, Secondary Curriculum and Instruction, Assessment and Accountability. In 2016, Stan retired from public education to become the Head of School at Lee-Scott Academy located in Auburn, AL.