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Vicki Adams

Vicki earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Math and Statistics from Southeast Missouri University. She has 13 years experience in education working with students of all abilities. Currently, she teaches Math Lab, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Personal Finance and Economics. She is a veteran of the US Army and enjoys spending time with her husband and 5 kids while working on her farm in her spare time.

Tracy Glenn

Tracy Glenn

Career Center Director & IRC Instructor

I have been with MERS Goodwill since 2009.  During my time with MERS Goodwill, I have been able to serve in a few different roles and most recently as Career Center Director.  I also currently facilitate the IRC certifications of Microsoft Office Specialist and Customer Service.  I have attended North Arkansas College, Missouri State University, and Drury University.

"I love being a part of an organization that builds a stronger community by giving program participants an opportunity to finish their high school education and achieve their dream careers."


Tiffany Mosbey

Tiffany has worked as a Life Coach at Poplar Bluff Excel Center since 2018. She previously worked at a law firm for 4 years. She has been a single mom until she met her wonderful husband who supported her while she earned a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management and a Masters in Business Management. She has 2 sons, 1 daughter, and 2 step-sons and is very proud of all 5 of them. At 40 she participated in the Tough Mudder. She enjoys hanging out with her husband, looking at flea markets, fishing, and enjoying the beach. She also teaches Spin class and Circuit Training at her local gym.

Tenille Pendleton

Tennille Pendleton

Preschool Lead Teacher
Sheila Ferguson

Sheila Ferguson

B.A. in Special Education K-12; M. Ed. Curriculum and Instruction; TESOL certification; retired educator with 29 years experience in the field of special education

Saundra Perkins

Saundra Perkins

BA in Child Development

Sam Rather

Sam Rather

Daycare Director, Lead Daycare Teacher

Mother of 4 who worked as a Pediatric Nurse for 9 years before finding her passion working with children in a different setting at The Excel Center Daycare. I chose this job because I love how the Excel Center took one of the main reasons why students drop out of school or never return which is childcare, and took that barrier into consideration by creating a free onsite daycare for our students. At that moment I knew this program was exactly what I wanted to be a part of!

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Riley O’Neill

SkillUp CCR

I have my bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in social work. I chose these studies because I want to help individuals become the best versions of themselves. I am very excited to be a part of the Excel Center/SkillUp team and can’t wait to help anyone who needs it!

Peter Reed

Peter Reed

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

Patty McCoy

Patti McCoy

Science Teacher

Patti McCoy retired from teaching in 2016 to begin a successful career in banking, which lasted until 2022 when she returned to her best destiny, teaching. Patti loves to travel and uses her travel experiences to enrich her classroom lessons. Past and future adventures include viewing the northern lights, hiking Mt. Vesuvius, a cooking class in Sicily, dog sledding in Montana, and a Kenyan safari.