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Special Education Staff

Jenny Greer, Director of Special Services

 

The Director of Special Services is Mrs. Jenny Greer. Mrs. Greer is responsible for overseeing the implementation of Special Services in the Concordia R-2 School District. If you have questions, email her by clicking here or call 660.463.2246. She divides most days between Concordia Elementary School and Concordia High School. 

 

 

 

 

Special Education is offered both at Concordia Elementary and Concordia High School

 

Amanda Paul

 

Mrs. Amanda Paul is the Speech-Pathologist for Concordia R-2 Schools. She has been with the district since 2019, but has previous experience working with Lafayette County C-1 Schools and in some area hospitals. She spends most of her time at Concordia Elementary School, but provides services at the high school as needed. You can contact Mrs. Paul at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

 

Mrs. Torlin Caldwell is a Special Education paraprofessional at Concordia Elementary School. She has worked with Concordia R-2 Schools since 2019. You can contact Mrs. Caldwell at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

Mrs. NatashaNatasha Frerking Frerking is a Special Education teacher at Concordia Elementary School. She graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2014 with a degree in Elementary Education and from the University of Central Missouri in 2019 with a degree in Special Education. Mrs. Frerking has experience as a 1st grade teacher and a 3rd grade teacher, in addition to working with Student Council and Positive Behavior Supports. You can visit her staff page here. You can contact Mrs. Frerking at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Gieselman, ParaprofessionalMrs. Cindy Gieselman is a Special Education paraprofessional at Concordia Elementary School. She provides support to elementary students and assists the classroom teachers. She has been working at Concordia R2 for over 20 years and has experience working with a variety of diverse students and with different grades. In addition to her school day obligations, she has helped with Science Olympiad, the Trauma Informed School Initiative, and Positive Behavior Supports. For more information, see her staff page here. You can contact Mrs. Gieselman at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

 

Catherine Hamilton

 

 

Mrs. Catherine Hamilton is a Special Education teacher at Concordia High School and Concordia Elementary School. She has been with the district since 2019 and has prior experience teaching elementary school in Higginsville. For more information, contact her at 660.463.2246 or email her by clicking here

 

 

 

Miss Taylor Hill is a paraprofessional in the Early Childhood Special Education Program at Concordia Elementary School. She graduated from St. Paul in 2014. She has her CNA and worked in healthcare for 5 years and is currently attending State Fair Community College studying dental hygiene. She has worked in the district since 2020. You can contact Miss Taylor at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

Mr. Lovercamp

 

Mr. Omar Lovercamp is a Special Education teacher at Concordia High School for grades 7-12 and at Concordia Elementary School. He graduated from Missouri Valley College with a degree in Physical Education in 2008. He has taught since 2008 and has experience as both a Special Education teacher and director. For more information, see his staff page here. You can contact Mr. Lovercamp at 660.463.2246 or email him by clicking here.
 

 

 

Rebecca Lemmert

 

Mrs. Rebecca Lemmert is a special education paraprofessional at Concordia Elementary School. She has worked with Concordia R-2 Schools since 2019. You can contact Mrs. Lemmert at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

Miss Caitlynn Mays is a paraprofessional in the Early Childhood Special Education program at Concordia Elementary School. She attended Lex La Ray in Early Childhood for 2 years during high school and graduated Concordia High School in 2020. She has been with the district since 2020. You can contact Miss Caitlynn at 660.463.2246 or email her by clicking here.

 

Mrs. Shelli Mulligan is a Special Education paraprofessional at Concordia Elementary School. She returned to work with Concordia R-2 Schools in 2019 after providing daycare in her home for several years. You can contact Mrs. Mulligan at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

Miss Murray

 

Miss Katlin Murray is the ELL teacher at Concordia Elementary School and Concordia High School. She has worked with Concordia R-2 Schools since 2014. You can contact Miss Murray at 660.463.2246 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Reynolds, paraprofessional

 

Mrs. Courtney Reynolds is a Special Education paraprofessional at Concordia Elementary School. She has worked with the district since 2017 and helps with the Trauma Informed Schools Initiative. You can contact Mrs. Reynolds at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

Mrs. Shahan, paraprofessional

 

 

 

Mrs. Nicole Shahan is a Special Education paraprofessional at Concordia High School. She has worked with the district since 2014 and has experience with both Concordia Elementary School and Concordia High School. You can contact Mrs. Shahan at 660.463.2246 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

Miss Katie Travis is the Early Childhood Special Education Teacher at Concordia Elementary School. Miss Katie was in Future Teachers of America and attended the Early Childhood Lex La Ray program while in high school. She graduated in May 2019 with her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and started at CES as a Kindergarten teacher in 2019 before moving into the lead teacher of the ECSE program in 2020. You can contact Miss Katie at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

Mrs. Ariel Thomas is a paraprofessional in the Early Childhood Special Education program at Concordia Elementary School. She graduated from State Fair Community College in 2016 with an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Development and music. She has been a piano and vocal teacher of all ages since 2013 and worked as a paraprofessional at Pettis County R5 school district during the 2019-2020 school year. She has been with the district since 2020. You can contact Ms. Ariel at 660.463.2246 or email her by clicking here.

Ann Zumbrunnen

Mrs. Ann Zumbrunnen is a Special Education paraprofessional at Concordia Elementary School and Concordia High School. She has worked with Concordia R-2 Schools since 2019. You can contact Mrs. Zumbrunnen at 660.463.2261 or email her by clicking here.

 

 

The Concordia R-2 Districts contracts with two local agencies to provide related services to students. These agencies are Physical Therapy of Concordia and OT4Kids! Both are based out of Concordia, Missouri. For more information regarding OT4Kids!, please email Rhonda Smith by clicking on her name. For more information regarding Physical Therapy of Concordia, click their name to visit their website.