Dr. Ember Conley, Superintendent of Park City School District, received the Chief’s Award from the Park City Police Department for her contributions to the community.
Dr. Conley was given the award at the Police Department’s meeting today, Jan. 4. Chief Wade Carpenter said she was honored for her efforts in improving safety training and security at all Park City schools. She has also worked to increase collaboration with Park City Police, including co-creating press releases, and establishing cohesive values and messages.
“I am incredibly touched and humbled by the recognition to me, and by extension, my entire team. It exemplifies community teamwork for the good of our students,” Dr. Conley said.
Chief Carpenter said Superintendent Conley is “a fighter and I have a ton of respect for her. I appreciate your dedication to students.”
The superintendent is a national speaker and advocate to combat opioid crisis in youth and has had articles published in national magazines.
She has worked to improve outreach with Latino community by creating an entire department for student outreach.
Under her leadership, the school district has increased awareness on student wellness and mental health by increasing staff to support families and students. And she has enhanced community partnerships, including the Summit County Health Department and helped establish Communities That Care.