School Directory

General Support
Front Office
Call: 816-268-5660
Text: 816-760-2521
First Student Bus Company 816-254-5262 (and choose extension for dispatch)
Transportation Point of Contact: Stephanie Nichols
Food Services Point of Contact: Sam Preston
Enrollment Point of Contact: Ashley Flood
Athletics Point of Contact: Deronne Wilson
Special Education, Speech, OT Services Coordinator: Jules Fox
Foster Care Point of Contact: Sam Preston
Homeless Coordinator, Family Liaison and ELL Program Manager: Daniel Velazquez
Title IX Coordinator: Katie Pasniewski
Registrar: Ellen Frierson
Please allow 1 business day for registrar requests to be processed.
2022-2023 School Year Staff
5th and 6th Grade School
Name Title Cohorts Phone Number Email
Amy Rosenwald Principal  N/A 816-281-6833  [email protected]
Deon Whitten Dean of Students N/A 816-814-9416  [email protected]
Gordon Brown Dean Room Monitor  N/A 816-832-1917  [email protected]
Georgina Leslie Dean of Instruction (5-8)  N/A 816-533-2727  [email protected]
Kathleen Barbosa Dean of Instruction (5-8)  N/A 816-244-0448  [email protected]
Macey Rose Department Chair - Math N/A N/A [email protected]
Titilayo Adelusola 6th Grade Math Teacher UNL, Clark Atlanta 816-859-3849  [email protected]
Gerry Bolden 6th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher Queensland, Pitt State 913-334-7363  [email protected]
Gabby Boss 5th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher Jackson State, Brown 913-703-4092  [email protected]
Julia Chestnut 6th Grade Science Teacher Fisk, Clark Atlanta, WVU, Queensland 913-538-1309  [email protected]
Ajshaina Clark Building Substitute Teacher All 5/6 Cohorts 281-713-3054  [email protected]
Sarah Mata Cooper Reading Intervention/Special Education Curriculum Support N/A 913-735-3763  [email protected]
Lauren Crusoe Learning Support Specialist Queensland, Jackson State 314-368-4914  [email protected]
Jailah Davis 5th Grade Reading Lab Teacher Jackson State, Brown, Columbia, UMKC 816-490-7034  [email protected]
Ariel D'Errico 5th Grade Math Teacher Jackson State, Brown 816-591-6624   [email protected]
Natalie Dykmann Learning Support Specialist Jackson State, Fordham, Queensland, Pitt State 913-548-5694  [email protected]
Ryan Glasgow Fitness Teacher WVU, Jackson State, Brown, UNL, Queensland 816-678-4191  [email protected]
Alexis Johnson 6th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher Clark Atlanta, WVU 316-371-5715  [email protected]
Mae Jones 6th Grade Math Teacher Pitt State, WVU 816-301-7366  [email protected]
Kenzie Leblanc 6th Grade Guided Reading Teacher Fisk, UNL 913-346-1678  [email protected]
Jordan McLarty 5th Grade Math Teacher Columbia, UMKC 940-230-4494  [email protected]
Amber Merola 6th Grade Reading Lab Teacher Queensland, WVU, UNL 412-818-4639   [email protected]
Tierney Porter 6th Grade Fitness Teacher Brown, Fisk 816-814-9733  [email protected]
Emily Randall 6th Grade Reading Lab Teacher Fisk, Clark Atlanta 816-701-9195  [email protected]
Elisabeth Randall
5th Grade Science Teacher
Department Chair - Science
Jackson State, Brown 816-343-8256  [email protected]
Veronica Scates       [email protected]
Taylor Sidles 6th Grade Computer Literacy Teacher Fisk, Clark Atlanta, UNL, Queensland 816-200-2391  [email protected]
Omega Tillman 6th Grade Math Teacher Fisk, Queensland,  816-739-0573  [email protected]
Kamaal Washington Para Educator N/A 913-426-8155  [email protected]
7th/8th Grade School
Name Title Cohorts Phone Number  Email
Shelli Carman-Brown Principal   N/A 816-559-1607  [email protected]
Lindsey Woods Assistant Principal N/A 816-612-8500 [email protected] 
Richard Abram II Dean of Students  N/A 816-508-8959  [email protected]
Natosha Landrum Dean of Students  N/A 816-612-8518  [email protected]
Byron Ashford Dean Room Monitor  N/A 816-490-1759  [email protected]
Kesha Johnson Dean of Students N/A 816-627-9204  [email protected]
Carolyn Gatewood Dean of Instruction (5-8)
913-526-7447  [email protected]
Robyn Blakemore 7th Grade Math Teacher Hampton, UChicago 816-701-9096  [email protected]
Bailey Cooper 8th Grade History Teacher and Department Chair Spelman, XULA, UC Santa Cruz 816-237-8347  [email protected]
Micah Daniels 8th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher DePaul, KU 816-562-5610  [email protected]
Tiara Floyd 7th Grade Math Teacher DePaul, XULA 785-380-9445  [email protected]
Robert Henderson III 8th Grade Fitness Teacher UC Santa Cruz, FVSU, Spelman, Howard 312-909-2050  [email protected]
Isha Isme 7th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher Hampton, UChicago 816-298-3411  [email protected]
Sheena Jenkins Learning Support Specialist Morris Brown, Yale 785-865-6852  [email protected]
Jen Kean  7th Grade Reading Lab Teacher All 7th Grade Cohorts 816-673-3137  [email protected]
Ra'Kya Lewis 8th Grade Reading Lab Teacher All 8th Grade Cohorts 816-237-0728  [email protected]
Kameron Manning 7th Grade Science Teacher Yale, Morris Brown 770-378-0736  [email protected]
Zeke Meltsner 8th Grade Math Teacher Spelman, KU 704-604-5980  [email protected]
Edward Morse 7th Grade Fitness Teacher XULA, Yale, UChicago, Morris Brown 816-920-1000  [email protected]
Skyelar Perkins 8th Grade Math Teacher Howard, Stanford 816-694-0285  [email protected]
Andrew Riddell
7th Grade History Teacher
All 7th Grade Cohorts 913-336-7379  [email protected]
Elia Robertson
7th and 8th Grade Science Teacher
Howard, Hampton, DePaul, UC Santa Cruz 913-279-8916  [email protected]
Rachael Rosenstein 8th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher Stanford, KU 816-683-9157  [email protected]
Braden Smith Learning Support Specialist Morris Brown, Queensland, FVSU 713-828-2388  
Cody Snapp 8th Grade History Teacher All 8th Grade Cohorts 540-315-5459  [email protected]
Alana Washington 7th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher XULA, DePaul 913-426-8159  [email protected]
Greg White 7th Grade Science Teacher UChicago, XULA, Morris Brown, Yale 816-533-6323  [email protected]
Kourtney Williams 8th Grade Textual Analysis Teacher KU, Spelman 816-812-4275  [email protected]
Jon Zamsky 8th Grade Math Teacher FVSU, UC Santa Cruz 484-343-0116  [email protected]
High School
Name Title Cohort Phone Number Email
Ben Carman-Brown Principal N/A 585-301-3269 [email protected]
Nita Daniels
Senior Dean of Students
816-912-8900 [email protected]
Dr. Amber Hurd Principal Fellow N/A 314-295-8300 [email protected]
Annie Murphy Assistant Principal N/A 913-526-4627 [email protected]
Kalilah Lasenby Dean of Instruction N/A 816-457-3713 [email protected]
Amber Parks Dean of Students N/A (816) 814-9946 [email protected]
Tiffany Segers Director of College Access and Success N/A  314-706-2031 [email protected]
Ellen Clayton College Persistence Counselor N/A 816-623-2634 [email protected]
Wendy Miya College Persistence Counselor N/A  816-490-1056 [email protected]
Bryce Dantzler College Counselor N/A (816) 814-6001  
Alexis Lankford College Counselor N/A (816) 814-6009 [email protected]
Arlette Acosta 9th Grade Spanish I Teacher Syracuse, Rockhurst  314-399-9662 [email protected]
Emma Allen 11th Grade AP Seminar N/A  407-618-3557 [email protected]
Bess Bailey 12th Grade AP Research Teacher N/A  816-343-8487 [email protected]
Matt Beltrami 9th Grade Pre-AP World History Teacher Iowa, Fordham, Tufts, Texas A&M, UNO  816-200-1468 [email protected]
Joe Conaghan 12th Grade College Algebra Teacher N/A  913-744-0939 [email protected]
Jarana Dalien 11th Grade AP Language Teacher N/A  850-509-4371 [email protected]
Elizabeth Davis 11th Grade AP US History and 11th Grade AP Language Teacher N/A  816-797-5981 [email protected]
Hannah Donaldson 11th Grade Fine Arts Teacher N/A 
Sam Dowd 9th Grade Honors English I Teacher Fordham, UNO, Iowa 
Kasey Elder 10th Grade College Seminar Teacher Fontbonne, Savannah, Syracuse, LSU  816-408-0107 [email protected]
Tim Ellis 10th Grade Pre-AP Chemistry Teacher Fontbonne, Savannah, Syracuse, LSU 
Kara Evans 12th Grade Calculus Teacher N/A  262-893-0269 [email protected]
Carlos Farfan 9th Grade Spanish Teacher Fordham, UNO, Tufts, Texas A&M, Iowa  816-719-9801 [email protected]
Dax Galloway 11th Grade Physics Teacher N/A  816-533-5383 [email protected]
Angela Gipson 12th Grade AP Biology Teacher N/A  913-961-5126 [email protected]
Abigail Green
10th Grade Pre-AP Language & Composition Teacher
Department Chair - English
LSU, Fontbonne 
913-481-7119 [email protected]
Emiliano Gross 10th Grade Spanish II Teacher LSU, Savannah  816-929-9505 [email protected]
Teresa Johnson Learning Support Specialist N/A  717-798-2656 [email protected]
Maria Kennedy
11th Grade AP US History Teacher
Department Chair - History
816-673-3034 [email protected]
Melissa Lam
9th Grade Honors Algebra I Teacher 
Tufts, Texas A&M, Iowa 
347-476-1270 [email protected]
Marcus Liddell 11th Grade Pre-AP Calculus Teacher and Computer Science Teacher N/A  816-832-2478 [email protected]
Esteban Mendez 10th Grade Pre-AP Language Teacher LSU, Fontbonne  310-561-3044 [email protected]
Jahmeelah Nash-Fuller 10th Grade Pre-AP Language Teacher Syracuse, Savannah  917-887-2612 [email protected]
Grace Nikunen 10th Grade AP World History Teacher  Syracuse, LSU, Fontbonne 206-465-4960 [email protected]
Trevor Obermueller Learning Support Specialist N/A  816-945-9054 [email protected]
Alicyn Otoshi 9th Grade Honors Algebra I UNO, Fordham, Texas A&M  408-221-2702 [email protected]
Megan Porche 10th Grade ACT Math Teacher LSU, Fontbonne, Savannah  360-870-5130 [email protected]
Lauren Shaurette 9th Grade Honors Biology Teacher Iowa, Texas A&M, Fordham, UNO, Tufts  (414) 517-0078 [email protected]
Julian Vizitei 12th AP Government / Personal Finance Teacher N/A  573-489-1662 [email protected]
Natasha Waschek 9th Grade Honors English I Teacher Texas A&M, Tufts, Iowa  623-236-6189 [email protected]
Lyndsay Yates 9th Grade College Seminar Teacher  Tufts,  816-343-8436 [email protected]
Jason Zimmerman 10th Grade Honors Geometry Teacher Syracuse, Fontbonne, Savannah, LSU 816-281-8464 [email protected]
Network Team
Name Title Phone Number Email
Ashaley Billingslea
Front Office Coordinator
816-814-6382 [email protected]
Cat Cain
Director of Special Projects
816-604-7920 [email protected]
Erynn Campbell
Manager of Human Resources
816-612-8540 [email protected]
Elizabeth Edmonds Data and Assessment Specialist 816-268-5660 [email protected]
Teresa Fliger Social Worker 816-814-0838 [email protected]
Ashley Flood Operations Specialist 816-509-5608 [email protected]
Jules Fox  Director of Special Education 816-786-6204 [email protected]
Ellen Frierson Manager of Data and Assessment  434-989-4395 [email protected]
Carly Goins Operations Specialist 419-261-1815 [email protected]
Kevin Hill Social Worker  816-490-1159 [email protected]
Bailee Hudson Operations Specialist 816-514-0982 [email protected]
Jay Marshall Information Technology Coordinator 816-304-1498 [email protected]
Emily Martin Social Worker 816-490-2282 [email protected]
Erica McGeady Director of Data  N/A  [email protected]
Tylice Merritt Operations Specialist 816-268-5660 [email protected]
Stephanie Nichols Operations Specialist 816-674-3169 [email protected]
Bailey Page Director of Operations 913-339-8153 [email protected]
Katie Pasniewski Chief Operating Officer 816-612-8539 [email protected]
Wellyna Patterson Manager of Curriculum and Instruction 205-370-2282 [email protected]
Sam Preston Operations Manager 816-832-1883 [email protected]
Becky Quatrocky School Nurse 816-612-8607 [email protected]
Margo Sinclair
Talent Recruiter
816-509-0007 [email protected]
Jacqueline Tuggle
Social Worker
[email protected] 
Daniel Velazquez
English Learner Program Manager,
Family & Community Liaison
[email protected]
Syreeta Washington Office Coordinator 816-457-3954 [email protected]
Theresa Williams Finance and HR Specialist 816-612-8643 [email protected]
Candace Wilson Director of Talent 816-912-8898 [email protected]
Deronne Wilson Director of Athletics and Activities 816-832-1921 [email protected]