Brian Stephens is an executive leader who served as Superintendent of the Tracy Unified School District in California from 2014–2022. During his tenure, he spearheaded Tracy’s landmark PreK-12 system STEM initiative. He also brought financial security to the district, raised performance standards for employees, and secured more than $20 million in grant funding to implement STEM across all grades and subjects. Brian previously served as Superintendent of the Delhi Unified School District where he forged exemplary union-management collaboration and implemented a breakthrough model which linked instructional improvement and support to performance-based compensation. He has also served as assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, and teacher. Brian is an adjust professor at California State University, Stanislaus. His community involvements include serving as a board member of the Tracy Boys and Girls Club and Tracy Chamber of Commerce; and president of the board of the Humboldt Child Care Council. B.A., M.A., Ed.D.