Dr. Stacey Edmonson is Dean of the College of Education at Sam Houston State University. She served as chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling for 5 years and has been a professor in educational leadership since 2000. She has previously served as a teacher, principal, and central office administrator in Texas public schools. She earned a BA in English from Texas A&M University and MEd and EdD in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She has authored a number of books and articles on topics including trust, stress and burnout among educators, legal issues in education, and educator ethics.