| ||Dr. Sean McDaniel stops for a picture with the district's AP Scholars from 2016-2017. |
Dr. Sean McDaniel started his career with the Mustang School District in 2012 as Superintendent of Schools. Since that time he has served in various statewide leadership roles including being a member on the State Superintendent’s Advisory Team, an Executive Board member of the Oklahoma School Administrators’ Association (OASA) and a member of the Oklahoma Secondary Schools’ Activities Association (OSSAA) Board of Directors. In 2015-16 Dr. McDaniel was appointed to Governor Fallin’s Educational Advisory Council, and he recently accepted an appointment to serve on the Cavett Kids Foundation Board. Dr. McDaniel also serves as a Board member locally for the Mustang Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian County United Way. Beginning in 2017 he will begin a 3-year term as a board member of Oklahoma Public School Investment Interlocal.
Dr. McDaniel began his career in education as a language arts instructor at Denver’s Highland High School from 1986-1988. From 1988 until joining Mustang Schools in 2012, he served in several teaching, coaching and administrative capacities in both Colorado and Oklahoma. This year marks his 32nd year in education and 16th as a district superintendent.
A proud graduate of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Dr. McDaniel went on to earn his master's degree in educational administration from NSU and his doctorate in educational leadership from Oklahoma State University.
Dr. McDaniel is a very active member of the community and believes that civic involvement is crucial to the success of any organization. As a community leader, Dr. McDaniel has opportunities to support and partner with organizations from across Oklahoma. His current community involvement includes partnerships with:
The City of Mustang Chamber of Commerce
Mustang Public Schools’ Education Foundation
The Mustang Positive Posse
The Mustang American Legion
The Mustang Kiwanis
Canadian County United Way
Canadian County Superintendents’ Association
OKC Metro Superintendents' Association
Cavett Kids Foundation
Sean and his wife, Traci, have two children: Erin and Mac. Erin, a computer analyst, and her husband Jeff, a technology systems technician, reside in Broken Arrow with their 2-year old son, Russell. Russell is expecting a brand new baby sister in October! Mac is a senior at Deer Creek High School in Edmond. Sean’s wife, Traci, teaches private piano and vocal lessons.