Ms. Dedre Stewart-Alliger is co-founder/principal of Stepping Stones Academy. She graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, with a B.A. in English Education and minors in Psychology and Reading. Mrs. Stewart-Alliger continued her education, specializing in middle school education and curriculum development. She has been involved in teaching and education for over twenty-five years.

Mrs. Anita Murray brings her 30+ years of knowledge and experience in the Banking and Credit industry with expertise in Compliance, Risk Management, and Technologies. She graduated from Saint Leo University with a B.A. in Business Administration and minors in Computer Information Systems and Accounting. 

Ms. Anna Shugars has worked in the banking and credit industry with expertise in Global Pricing, Data Integrity, Project Management, and Re-engineering. She has an M.S.E. in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University, and B.S.B.A. in Marketing from Northern Arizona University. Ms. Shugars is also a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and obtained her PMP in 2006.

Governing Board Meeting Notice

Governing board meetings are held at least six times per year and are conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Law. The agenda is posted forty-eight hours in advance in the School Office and on the website. The public is invited to attend. Anyone wishing to be placed on the agenda should contact the school principals.


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