• Academic Services

    The Academic Services Department oversees leadership development and continuous improvement related to curriculum, instruction, assessment, professional development, comprehensive school improvement planning, and educational programming services. Pupil services, as well as K-12 principals and assistant principals are also under the supervision of this department.  The overall goal of the Academics Strategic Focus Area is to develop and enhance quality educational/instructional programs to improve overall and individual student academic performance. The goal champion for the Academics Strategic Focus area is Dr. Mike Brown, Assistant Superintendent, Academics and Continuous Improvement.

    Mike Brown Dr. Mike Brown
    Assistant Superintendent, Academics and Continuous Improvement


    Fax: 816.858.5593
    Academic Services Team
     Team Member  Primary Responsibilities
    Dr. Alicia Wilson
    Director, Academic Services
    816.858.5420 x. 2117
    • Curriculum Council
    • Improvement Teams
    • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Plan
    • College and Career Readiness 
    • Tier 1 Instruction and Monitoring
    • State Assessments
    Aaron Duff
    Coordinator, Academic Services
    816.858.5420 x. 2113
    • Curriculum Committees 
    • Personalized Learning/Flexible Scheduling District Liaison
    • Dual Credit Course Compliance
    • Library Media Services
    • End of Course Exams (EOCs)
    • ACT
    • Project Lead The Way
    Shelli Baldwin
    Coordinator, Professional Development/Instructional Technology 
    816.858.5420 x. 2114
    • Professional Development Committee/Requests
    • New Teacher/Mentor Programs
    • Learning Academy
    • Digital Learning
    • Instructional Technology 
    • Topic Study Professional Development
    Dr. Jennifer Beutel
    Executive Director, Pupil Services
    816.858.5420 x. 2201
    • Federal Programs Oversight
    • Early Childhood/Special Education
    • Great Beginnings Preschool
    • Special Education
    • Gifted Education
    • School Support Services
    • Multi-Tiered System of Support
    Tolan Singer
    Director, Student Services
    816.858.5420 x. 2206 
    • Parents as Teachers
    • Residency
    • Section 504 
    • Y Club
    • Discipline
    • Pirate Pals
    • Summer School
    • Bully Prevention
    • Activities and Clubs
    Andy Hall 
    Director, Information Services
    816.858.5420 x. 2118
    •  Annual Performance Report/Missouri School Improvement Program (MSIP) 5
    • Balanced Scorecard
    • Dashboards
    • Core Data
    • MOSIS Data
    • Student Information Database         
    Mindy Wall
    Executive Administrative Assistant
    • Support Assistant Superintendent, Academic Services and Continuous Improvement
    • Team coordination and task assistance
    • Calendar Management
    • Sub Management
    • Resource procurement and processing