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Staff Honorific First Name Name Title Department Address Bio Phone Fax Email Photo
Ms. Cross , Cross 2nd and 3rd Grade Classroom Teachers
Ms. Collado , Collado Art Specials I am a 2017 Drury graduate (go Panthers!) and this will be my second year teaching elementary school art. I have a passion for art and for my students. My goal for my students, as they learn and grow in the art room, is that they become critical thinkers, who will take on any challenges creatively. When they walk into my room, they are artists! Artists never give up J I�ll see you in the art room Weller Panthers!
Mr. Cameron , Cameron Behavior Interventionalist Support I moved to Springfield in the fifth grade. I have lived all over the united states. I have two boys one in 6th grade and one in 5th Grade. I have been at Weller for 8 years.
Mrs. Reed , Reed Community Liaison Adminstration I graduated from Evangel in 2013. My husband and I lived in Dallas, Texas before moving back to Springfield 2 years ago. I taught for 5 years before accepting the position as School Community Liaison at Weller. My husband is also a teacher and baseball coach at Kickapoo HS, so in my spare time, you might find me at the ball field cheering on the Chiefs. We also love to be outside with our dogs or on a hike. I love to cook for family and friends, or read a good book on my own time.
Mr. McVicker , McVicker Counselor COUNSELOR Mr. McVicker grew up in the Ozarks; going on to graduate from College of the Ozarks and then receiving his Masters from Evangel. He has worked with students since high school, working as a Youth Specialist, as a Life Coach, and more. Mr. McVicker loves teaching students how to learn from their lives and others' lives, then to pass it on. His life philosophy is explained in this saying: Learn from the past. Live in the present. Look to the future. (And don't mix up the L's)
Mrs. Hernandez , Hernandez Custodian CUSTODIAN
Mr. Sehie , Sehie Custodian CUSTODIAN
Mr. Sulteen , Sulteen Custodian CUSTODIAN
Mrs. McBride , McBride ELL ELL
Mrs. Keltner , Keltner Fifth Grade Classroom Teachers
Mr. Rentschler , Rentschler Fifth Grade Classroom Teachers
Mr. Salley , Salley Fifth Grade Classroom Teachers
Ms. Bernelis , Bernelis First Grade Classroom Teachers I have been a part of the Weller family for 10 years now. I have my Bachelor�s Degree in Early Childhood Education and my Master�s Degree and Certification in Reading. I enjoy spending my free time with family, friends, and my fur baby Toula. I also enjoy traveling, hot yoga, reading, and am always down for a good adventure!!�
Mrs. Graves , Graves First Grade Classroom Teachers Ralene Graves is my name, teaching is my game! This year will mark my 34th year as an educator, most of that time in first grade. I guess I�m still a kid at heart.
Mrs. Shores , Shores First Grade Classroom Teachers
Mr. Gawin , Gawin Fourth Grade Classroom Teachers
Mrs. Gullion , Gullion Fourth Grade Classroom Teachers Haley Gullion graduated from Evangel University summa cumme laude with a bachelor�s of science degree in elementary education and middle school math education in 2017. She is currently working on her master�s degree in elementary education and her elementary math specialist certification at Missouri State University. Her favorite part of teaching at Weller is participating in all of the fun celebrations like PRIDE assemblies, October Rocks, Evangel basketball games, and after-school clubs!
Mrs. Norrell , Norrell Fourth Grade Classroom Teachers
Mrs. VanNatta , VanNatta Instructional Support Aide Support My name is Mrs. VanNatta and we are new to the Springfield, MO area. I have been married to my wonderful husband, Chris, for 14 years. We have three amazing boys. Elijah is 13, Garrett is 9, and Ethan is 6. Chris has been an Active Duty U.S. Army soldier for 14 years. In that time we have lived in Virginia, Hawaii, Wisconsin, and now Missouri. I graduated with my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Liberty University in Virginia. I love teaching and helping every student achieve their
Mrs. Bass , Bass KINDERGARTEN Classroom Teachers I grew up in Joplin, MO and married my high school sweetheart in 2012. I graduated with my Bachelors of Science in Education from the University of Arkansas in 2014 and my Masters of Arts in Teaching in 2015. Following graduation, I moved to Charleston, SC where my husband served for two years in the Navy while I taught 1st grade. In 2017, I moved back to Missouri and taught Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year at Weller. I love being at Weller and am so excited for this next school year!
Mrs. Ellis , Ellis KINDERGARTEN Classroom Teachers This is my 12th year teaching kindergarten (7th at Weller). I taught in Arizona for 5 years. I grew up in Ohio, lived in Arizona for 23 years, and have been in MO for 7 years. I attended Arizona State University where I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood endorsement. I also hold a Master�s degree in Curriculum & Instruction. Larry and I have been married for 29 years.� We have 2 adult children and a kitty named Tiger!� I enjoy spending time with fami
Mrs. Greenhaw , Greenhaw KINDERGARTEN Classroom Teachers Hello! My name is Jennifer Greenhaw and I am one of the kindergarten teachers at Weller Elementary. I have been teaching for seven year, 3 of those years here at Weller. When I am not at school I love to spend time with my family, my husband Cody is a teacher in Willard Middle School and I have a two year old son named Finley(Fin). I have recently started my graduate program in educational leadership so in the little free time I do have I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, and playing outside with
Mrs. Eaton , Eaton Kitchen Nutrution Services
Mrs. Kelley , Kelley Kitchen Nutrution Services
Mrs. Lucas , Lucas Kitchen Nutrution Services
Mrs. Pollard , Pollard Kitchen Nutrution Services
Mrs. Rodriguez , Rodriguez Kitchen Nutrution Services
Mrs. Scoggins , Scoggins Kitchen Aide Nutrution Services
Mrs. Vroman , Vroman Kitchen/ Lead Nutrution Services
Mrs. Parke , Parke Learning Coach Support Nicole Parke is the Learning Coach at Weller. Prior to being a Learning Coach, she has been a Literacy Coach, Reading Interventionist, and taught both 2nd and 3rd grades. Mrs. Parke and her husband Jason, have two children, Jackson and Reagan. Mrs. Parke loves to spend time with her family, to bake, and to travel. One of their favorite places to go is Disney World. Mrs. Parke loves to see students of all ages become learners and risk takers!!!
Mrs. Harbaugh , Harbaugh Library Specials
Mrs. Pogue , Pogue Library Clerical Specials
Mrs. Blake , Blake Music Specials
Mrs. Werhan , Werhan Numeracy Specialist Support Mrs. Werhan was born and raised in a small town in Illinois. She joined the Air Force, where she got to travel to Germany. That is where she met her husband, Bryce. Their daughter, Jessica, is getting ready to start college at Missouri Southern State University. We have 3 fur babies, two dogs and a cat. We love to travel and spend time hiking and enjoying nature. This is her 9th year at Weller Elementary and is the Numeracy Specialist.
Nurse. Rohrer , Rohrer Nurse NURSE
Ms. Colwell , Colwell Paraprofessional Early Childhood Special Education
Coach Stewart , Stewart PE Specials
Dr. Donaldson , Donaldson Principal Adminstration There are three things in life that Dr. Donaldson loves: coffee, boys, and learning. Her love for coffee is her earliest memory; Grandma poured a bit in a saucer, tossed in a cube of sugar, and told her to sip the hot muddy liquid. Somewhere along the way Dr. Donaldson replaced cream for sugar, but her love for coffee remains. Four main men keep Dr. Donaldson laughing, cleaning, cooking, and smiling. Mr. Donaldson, her husband for 30 years, is the main man. He�s taught their three sons to play
Mrs. Beard , Beard Reading Specialist Support
Mrs. Eason , Eason Reading Specialist Support My name is Elizabeth Eason and I have the privilege of being a part of Weller Elementary.� After spending 16 years in the classroom as a kindergarten teacher,� I was excited to join Weller as a Reading Specialist 4 years ago.� Together with a team of amazing and creative teachers, we work together to help the most struggling readers in kindergarten to 2nd grade.� Thank you for sharing your precious children with me.�
Ms. Miller , Miller Second Grade Classroom Teachers
Mrs. Thomas , Thomas Second Grade Classroom Teachers My name is Mrs. Thomas, and this is my third year at Weller Elementary. I have lived in Springfield my entire life, and graduated from high school at Hillcrest High School. I got my degree in Early Childhood Education at Evangel University. I am married and have two rambunctious little girls- Adelaide and Madelynn.
Mrs. Kurzmann , Kurzmann Secretary Administrative Assistant
Mr. Almeida , Almeida Sped. Para SPED
Mrs. Duncan , Duncan Speech Teacher SPED
Mrs. Valdez , Valdez Speech Teacher SPED
Mrs. Ramsey , Ramsey Teacher SPED My name is Allison Ramsey and I'm excited to be a part of the Weller team!� I've spent the last 5 years teaching special education in Chicago Public Schools.� I love helping students to learn and grow in their own unique way.� When I'm not teaching, I enjoy reading and the great outdoors.� I also love spending time with my two sons, our cat, and our new puppy.
Mrs. Severson , Severson Teacher Early Childhood Special Education
Mrs. Gilbert , Gilbert Technology Specials
Mrs. Mann , Mann Third Grade Classroom Teachers Mrs. Mann is from Springfield, MO, but her second home is MN. She has been teaching for four and half years. Her degrees are in Elementary Education and French Education. Mrs. Mann and her husband love to travel and try new things. They have ten nieces and nephews. She also has an adorable cat named, Daisy.
Mrs. Sisco , Sisco Third Grade Classroom Teachers My name is Abby Sisco and I have been teaching for two years at Weller Elementary. I have taught second and third grade, both being grades that I loved teaching. I graduated with my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education at Drury University and then continued my education at Drury, receiving my Master's degree in Online Teaching. I love spending time with my family and dog, Petey, especially when we are enjoying time outside. I am recently married and I cannot wait to start my own family!