Dr. Todd Stephens has been with Magnolia Independent School District since 1999 and was named Superintendent in 2009. Prior to being named Superintendent, he served as the Assistant Superintendent of Magnolia ISD with responsibilities for the supervision of the District's Curriculum and Instruction Department as well as Leadership Development within the District. Dr. Stephens has 35 years of experience in education, serving 18 of those years in Magnolia.
Dr. Stephens grew up in Temple, Texas, and was a product of the Temple Independent School District. Upon graduation from Temple High School, he attended Abilene Christian University where he earned a BS in Education.
He continued his education and earned a Master of Education Degree from Tarleton State University (TSU) in 1997. While at TSU, he served as a member of the initial cohort group of the New Century Educational Leadership Program (NCELP) at Tarleton State University.
In 2007, he received a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Prairie View A&M University. During his post-graduate studies at Prairie View, he was a member of the first doctoral cohort in educational leadership at Prairie View A&M University.
Dr. Stephens and his wife, Becky, live in Magnolia and have been married since 1981. They attend Conroe Church of Christ. Becky is a retired teacher. They have two children, Sam (graduate of Sam Houston State University) and Holly (graduate of Texas Tech University).