Dr. David J. Stanton IV

Dr. Stanton serves as Headmaster of Oakdale Academy.  His passion for classical Christian education and for committing Oakdale's Mission, students, staff, and families to the Lord are his highest priorities. 

He brings experience from both private and public education in teaching and leadership roles over the past two decades. 

In addition to serving at Oakdale, Dr. Stanton serves in a variety of ways at Grace Community Church in Commerce and is a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserve.

His educational background includes:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Hillsdale College
  • Master of Arts, Central Michigan University
  • Education Specialist (Ed.S.), Liberty University
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Liberty University
  • Diploma (Joint Professional Military Education), US Naval War College
  • Diploma (Combined Joint Warfighting School), Joint Forces Staff College

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