Thompson, Stacy, Dr.

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Stacy, Dr.
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(510) 436-2609

Dr. Stacy Thompson is currently the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Merritt College. Prior to this position she served as an instructor in the Child Development Department and for many years was also the chair of the Human Development Department.  With over 20 years of experience as an educator of young children, parents and teachers her focus was on child development, anti-bias, diversity and mixed race identity formation. Dr. Thompson earned her M.A. in Early Childhood Education, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership: Early Care and Education; How education matters, from Mills College.

Dr. Thompson has a long history of leadership at Merritt College including chairing the Accreditation Steering Committee, Staff Development Committee and several Tenure Review Committees.She created and implemented Merritt Kids College in order to generate funds for the college and has been instrumental in the attainment of key funding from county, state and federal sources to support student success during this time of economic crisis.