Jamy Preul

Jamy Preul

BS in Elem Ed University of MO, 25 yrs as Professional Developer for adult ed teacher certification, 5 yrs with SkillUP, 2 yrs with Youth Build, 7 yrs Adult Education & Literacy teacher

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Abby Courtney

Abby Courtney

M.A. Leadership and Policy Analysis- Univ. of MO, B.S.ed Secondary English-Univ. of MO

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Peter Reed

Peter Reed

BA Business Finance & History – University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Sussex England

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Melissa Wakefield

Melissa Wakefield

I have received two Bachelor’s of Science from SEMO, one in Political Science and one in Education. I taught in Missouri’s public school system since 1998,. I began my career in education by teaching GED in the Prison system. I loved the idea of the Excel center since I heard about it. I see a…

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John Kennedy

John Kennedy

Entering fourth year at the Excel Center and teaches high school courses in English, theatre, and dual credit courses in history, religion, and English. Trained as a historian of religion at the University of Iowa and is completing a graduate certificate in English at Western New Mexico University. Enjoys introducing students to the rigors of…

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Heather Harden

Heather Harden

My name is Heather Harden, I am the College and Career Readiness Specialist at The Excel Center. I came to The Excel Center with 20 years of public school experience, ranging from early childhood education, middle school classroom teacher, Title I Reading teacher, Federal Programs Director, to K-12 Principal. In my current position, it is…

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Jo Hamilton

Jo Hamilton

Studied at: Missouri State University and University of Kansas. Previously employed at: Charleston High School in Charleston MO; performed student teaching at Parkview in Springfield under M. House. I enjoy working for Goodwill because I’m afforded autonomy and support, both personally and professionally. Employers are willing to discuss curriculum changes and ideas, respectful of identity…

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Matt Gravelin

Matt Gravelin

B.S. Ed Missouri State University “The Excel Center is a great place for a second chance at education.”

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