About Our Principal

  • Dr. Stephanie Bell is starting her third year as the PRES Principal and loves being part of the PRES community.  She comes to PRES with 12 years of administrative experience.  Prior to PRES, she worked as an assistant principal in North Salem, and as the Head of Lower School, Prospect, and Bridge programs at Wooster School in Danbury.  Dr. Bell spent 18 years in the classroom as a teacher of general and special education in pre-k, kindergarten, third and fifth grades. She loves teaching and has also been a graduate professor at LIU and WestConn.  

    Dr. Bell earned a BA from SUNY Albany and then completed a dual masters degree from Manhattanville College in elementary and special education as well as a doctorate in instructional leadership from WestConn. She is a frequent presenter at local and national conferences.  Some of her favorite academic topics include inquiry and dyslexia. 

    On a personal note, Dr. Bell is passionate about health and wellness and enjoys bringing programming on this topic to students and staff alike!

    She is honored to be part of the dedicated and talented team at PRES! 

Dr. Stephanie Bell