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

Vacant

Elementary School Supervisor

Dr. Dee Peneston

High/Middle School Supervisor

Melinda Peterson

Elementary School Secretary

Donna Wolfe

High/Middle School Secretary

Moriah Crisp

Career Techinical Education Center School Secretary

Jamie Danuser

Athletic Director

Virginia Tucker

Librarian

Lindi Roberts

School Support Associate (IEP)

Lucille Blackwell

Teacher

Debbie Burnaman

Teacher

Becky Davis

Teacher

Meghan Duggins

Teacher

Heather Dunn

Teacher

Angie Gannon

Teacher

John "Jack" Gardner

Teacher

Sherry Lococo

Teacher

Shannon Mertens

Teacher

Kara Parker

Teacher

Meg Ponder

Teacher

Luis Rivera

Teacher

Cherise Santoriello

Teacher

Laura Smith

Teacher

Jessica Weggenmann​

Teacher

Paul Wolfe

Teacher