Dr. Jeff Stephens began his career in Weber School District in 1984 as an English and Reading teacher at Wahlquist Jr. High School. In 1994 he was appointed as an administrative intern and served in that capacity for one year at Roy High School. Dr. Stephens was named assistant principal at South Ogden Jr. High in 1995 and was appointed as principal at South Jr. in 1998. He served in that capacity until 2000 when he was named as Curriculum and Instruction Director for Weber School District. In 2004, the Weber School District Board of Education appointed Dr. Stephens to the position of Assistant Superintendent where his responsibilities included involvement with curriculum and instruction programs, CTE and the Foundation. In April 2011 Jeff Stephens was named as Superintendent of Weber School District. Dr. Stephens received his Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Education Degree from Weber State University; his Administrative/Supervisory Endorsement in 1993 and received his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Utah State University in 1994. He has also received an Advanced Reading Endorsement from the Utah State Office of Education. Dr. Stephens has provided leadership in local, state, and national professional organizations and has been presented with numerous recognitions, honors and awards for his leadership and abilities. Weber School District is pleased to have Dr. Jeff Stephens at the helm of the District.
Lex Puffer was raised in Roy and educated in Weber School District. He has taught, coached, and served in administrative positions in Weber School District for over 30 years. He began his education career as a teacher at T.H. Bell Jr. High School where he taught Social Studies. He moved on to Bonneville High School where he taught Spanish, Social Studies, and Mathematics. He was later appointed as assistant principal at his alma mater, Roy High School. He then served as principal at South Jr. High School before being appointed as the district’s Supervisor of Secondary Education and later as the Executive Director of Secondary Education. Currently, he is serving as Assistant Superintendent of Weber School District. Mr. Puffer received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish, Physical Education and Coaching from Utah State University where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his Master of Education Degree from the combined Utah State University / Weber State University program and his Administrative / Supervisory Endorsement from Utah State University. Mr. Puffer has served on multiple school, district, and state committees and has provided leadership as a district administrator for over 20 years. He has been a member of several professional organizations. We are pleased to have Mr. Lex Puffer as a member of our educational team in Weber School District.
Jane Ann Bitton has had a passion for teaching and learning for over 30 years! After teaching in elementary classrooms for 14 years in Weber School District, she entered administration. Her leadership experience began as an elementary intern for two years and then principal of Washington Terrace Elementary for three years. Jane Ann was appointed as the district’s Curriculum Supervisor in 2003 where she worked with elementary language arts, gifted and talented education, Title I, and ESL. In 2011, Jane Ann was appointed Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In 2014, the Weber School District Board of Education named Ms. Bitton as an Assistant Superintendent. Jane Ann will continue to oversee the district’s curriculum department, as well as supervisory roles with special education and the Weber School District Foundation. Jane Ann graduated from Bonneville High School; received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Weber State University; and earned an Administrative/Supervisory Endorsement and Master’s Degree in Special Education from Utah State University. Ms. Bitton has served on numerous educational boards and organizations throughout the state. She is currently President-Elect of the Utah ASCD, a state-wide organization that focuses on best practice in teaching, learning and leadership. Weber School District is fortunate to have Ms. Jane Ann Bitton as a member of the Superintendency.