About the Superintendent
In 2013, Dr. Ember Conley was selected as the Park City School District Superintendent in Park City, Utah. She has served her students throughout her career as a middle school math teacher, high school assistant principal, high school principal, elementary principal, assessment director, deputy superintendent, and superintendent. In 2010, she graduated from Argosy University with her doctoral degree, focused upon K-12 Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction. She was awarded the Arizona School Administrators Outstanding Dissertation in 2010 for her research in the learning styles of Native American Students. She received her Masters of Arts Degree from the University of Colorado, Denver with a degree in Administrative Leadership with an emphasis in Policy Studies, Summa Cum Laude, and received her Bachelor of Science Degree, Cum Laude, from the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
She currently serves on the Executive Board for the Horace Mann League and AASA Governing Board. Additionally she is the Past President Utah Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), and served on the National ASCD Nominations Committee for three years.
Her passion for education and maximizing student potential continues to be informed by her own journey from humble beginnings to a National School Leader.
Dr. Conley was born in Moab, Utah growing up in Southwestern Colorado in the Dolores River Valley. She earned the designation of Valedictorian in her small high school and followed her aspiration to become the first college graduate in her immediate family. She understands first-generation college student struggles resulting in her passion to assist students to pursue higher education aspirations. She is a strong advocate for early childhood education and works hand in hand with parents, educational leaders legislators throughout the State of Utah. She is the mother of two children.