Personnel Department

Dr. Stanley Ellis
Dr. Stanley Ellis
Assistant Superintendent/Director of Operations & Personnel


Dr. Stanley Ellis Biography

Driven by a deeply rooted determination to help students utilize public education as a means to help them improve their personal and economic position in society, Dr. Stanley Ellis has championed students to have access to a high-quality education as a teacher, school principal, state and regional policy advisor, nonprofit leader and a director for the alliance for graduate education in Mississippi.

Stanley previously served as the Coordinator for the Alliance for Graduate Education in Mississippi (STEM) at Jackson State University and the University of California at Santa Barbara.  Stanley also has served as an adjunct professor at Northwest Mississippi Community College/University of Mississippi, Southwest Tennessee Community College, Jackson State University, classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, Federal Programs Director, Chief of District Operations, Director of Curriculum Assessment and Professional Development, District Test Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator, Hearing Officer, Human Resource Director, and now Assistant Superintendent of District Operations. Stanley has also served on the state-level advisory teams that help to shape policies and procedures with district accreditation bodies and is an all-lines licensed property, casualty, and workers compensation insurance adjuster. 

Stanley was raised on a small farm in Mississippi, Stanley is the youngest of his siblings. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration and Supervision from Jackson State University; a Master of Arts in Sociology/Counseling from Jackson State University; an Associate of Arts in Education from Coahoma Community College, a Bachelor of Social Science from Delta State University, and a Master of Leadership in Human Resources from Belhaven University.  Stanley has also completed both the Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA) Superintendents  Academy class of 2014 and the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) Superintendents Academy Mississippi Cohort 2018-2019. 

Stanley currently serves on the advisory board of Cognia formerly AdvancED, board chairman of Local Non-Profit JWCI, advisor to Howard University Capstone Institute, advisor for Boys & Girls Club, Toastmasters International advisor and senior consultant for Future Farmers of America.


TCSD Personnel Department

TCSD's Personnel Department helps make our district a great workplace by serving approximately 350 employees. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation coupled with other benefits. Our employees experience a supportive work environment that fosters professional development and excellence.

If you're interested in joining our team, visit our opportunities at Frontline Education or call our office from 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.


Personnel Department
744 School Street
Tunica, Mississippi 38676
 Phone: 662.363.2811 
Fax: (662) 373-1984


Personnel Staff

Director of Data Processing
Brenda Smith
Phone: (662)363-2811 Ext. 9241

Administrative Assistant
Veronica Crawford
Phone: (662)363-2811 Ext. 9240

Shirley Temple
Phone: (662)363-2811 Ext. 9230


Notice of Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Tunica County School District will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, the presence of the non-job-related medical condition, disability, or handicap in any of its educational opportunities and employment practices.  Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies will be handled by the following designees:  Dr. Stanley Ellis, Section 504/ADA Coordinator, and Title IX Coordinator, 744 School Street, Tunica, MS 38676, Phone: (662) 363-2811.


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