Welcome Dr. Danielle Pfeiffer, Superintendent for the 2021–22 School Year!

We're excited to welcome Dr. Danielle (Dani) Pfeiffer to the role of superintendent for the 2021–22 school year! Dr. Pfeiffer has 29 years of experience in education with the last six years in Federal Way Public Schools—one year as Chief Academic Officer and the last five years as Deputy Superintendent.

Prior to coming to Federal Way, she served in two other school districts in various positions including Area Instructional Chief, Learning Improvement Officer, principal and assistant principal at all three levels, director of a technology academy, director of school technology services, and a teacher at the elementary and middle school levels. 

Dr. Pfeiffer obtained a doctorate in Educational Leadership, Management and Policy from Seton Hall University, a superintendent’s certification from Washington State University, a master’s in curriculum and instruction from Lesley University, a principal certification from Western Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Oklahoma State University, where she also played collegiate softball.

Dr. Pfeiffer believes in the unlimited potential of every scholar and that it is our collective responsibility to create conditions that provide the highest quality education in a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive environment.

Be on the lookout for Dr. Pfeiffer’s letter to the community in the fall Scholar Chronicle.