New Superintendent Workshop

New Superintendent Workshop

The Department offers workshops throughout the year on various topics important for new administrators. Below are the topics for the upcoming meeting. 

New superintendents may also be interested in the Administrator Mentoring Program (AMP) supported by the Department and other education organizations. Find more information here

June 22, 2022 - New Superintendent Summer Meeting - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


  • School Finance - David Tramel/Tammy Lehmen, Coordinators
    • Your First 90 Days
    • State Payments
    • Annual Secretary of the Board Report (ASBR)
    • School Calendar/Attendance
    • Transportation 101
  • Break Out with Area Supervisors
  • Department Communications - Mallory McGowin, Chief Communications Officer
  • Data Reporting - Amber Castleman, Coordinator
    • User Manager - Jane Maddox, Director
  • Federal Relief Programs - Chris Neale, Assistant Commissioner
  • MASA Presentation - Doug Hayter, MASA Executive Director & Kelly Hinshaw, Director of Leader Development
  • College and Career Readiness Overview - Bart Washer, Assistant Commissioner
    • Curriculum & The Science of Reading Update - Heather Knight, Director
    • Career and Technical Education Update - Roger Barnes, Coordinator
    • School Counseling/Student Wellness Update - Chrissy Bashore, Coordinator
  • Educator Quality - Paul Katnik, Assistant Commissioner
    • ​​​​​​​Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) - Jim Masters, Coordinator
  • Quality Schools - Lisa Sireno, Assistant Commissioner
    • ​​​​​​​MOCAP
    • MSIP - Jocelyn Strand, Improvement & Accountability Administrator
    • Assessment - Shaun Bates, Missouri Assessment Program Manager
    • ESEA Federal Programs - Julia Cowell, Coordinator
  • Small Group Discussion with Area Supervisors and Federal Program Supervisors

DESE Presenters/Contact Information