Dr. Chad Sayre
A 1993 graduate of Monett High School and 1996 graduate of William Jewell College with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, he brings more than 20 years of education experience. Dr. Sayre received his Master of Arts degree in Education Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and his Doctorate in Education Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU). At MU, he contributed to various educational research and evaluation grants in public schools across the county, and his own original research focused on leadership’s role in classroom instructional capacity. He and his co-writers were published in Instructional Leadership Forum (2007). Dr. Sayre returned to the Kansas City area in 2003 to teach and eventually move into administration in the Park Hill School District, where he served as assistant principal from 2008 until 2013 at Line Creek Elementary, Plaza Middle School, Congress Middle School, and Park Hill High School. In 2013, he became Platte County High School’s (PCHS) assistant principal, with a focus on college and career readiness, data and instructional analysis, school culture, student achievement and services, along with quality continuous improvement. Dr. Sayre is a member of the Greater Kansas City Metro Principal’s Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association for Secondary School Principals, and the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals. He and his wife, Heather, have been residents of Platte City since 2008, and keep busy raising their three daughters, Hannah, Vivienne, and Norah.