Academics

Missouri School for the Deaf provides well-rounded educational opportunities. Students are prepared for the world of work and for higher education according to each individual's potential and preferences. MSD provides separate academic programs for elementary, middle school, and high school students in three main buildings on campus. Programs embrace a multicultural, language-rich environment that emphasizes fully accessible communication through American Sign Language. MSD's programs include:

Academic Staff Contacts

Name/Email Title

Christopher Daily

Assistant Superintendent

Bethany Van Bebber

Elementary School Supervisor

Dr. Dee Peneston

High/Middle School Supervisor

Melinda Peterson

Elementary School Secretary

Donna Wolfe

High/Middle School Secretary

Moriah Crisp

Vocational School Secretary

Jamie Danuser

Athletic Director

Virginia Tucker

Librarian

Lucille Blackwell

Teacher

Debbie Burnaman

Teacher

Meghan Duggins

Teacher

Heather Dunn

Teacher

Angie Gannon

Teacher

John "Jack" Gardner

Teacher

Victoria Hudson-Brooks

Teacher

Sherry Lococo

Teacher

Kathy Meyer

Teacher

Kara Parker

Teacher

Luis Rivera

Teacher

Lindi Roberts

Teacher

Priscilla Robinson

Teacher

Cherise Santoriello

Teacher

Rachel Shaffer

Teacher

Heather Shawbaker

Teacher

Laura Smith

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Kelly Trozzo​​

Teacher

Jessica Weggenmann​

Teacher

Paul Wolfe

Teacher