Special Education Staff

Special Ed Office Staff - 417-678-7742 (Phone) /417-717-0518 (Fax)

Dr. Brenda Lakin, Director of Special Education

Ann Boles, Process Coordinator/504 Coordinator

Donna Prouty, Process Coordinator

Donna Freiburger, Medicaid/Secretary

Jenny Parker, Administrative Assistant

Debbie Bos, Psychological Examiner

Debbie Goodman, Educational Diagnostician


Pate Early Childhood Center - 678-1552

Nicol Barr, Grades K-2

Ivy Carpenter, Grades K-2

Cara Kerns, ECSE Teacher

Sara Siegrist, ECSE Teacher

Beth Thompson, Grades K-2


Robinson Elementary - 678-7436

Jennifer Brown, Life Skills Grades 3-6

Susan Hoagland, Grades 3-4 / Visual Impaired (District)

Kim Juracek, Grades 3-4

Tabatha Looney, Grades 3-4


Robinson Intermediate – 678-5651

Maria Campbell, Grades 5-6

Monica Dummit, Grades 5-6

Melissa Fieker, Grades 5-6


Aurora Jr. High – 678-3630

Faith Cline, Grades 7-8

LaDonna Huff, Grades 7-8


High School – 678-3355

Nancy Jackson-Bean, Grades 9-12

Ann Parsons, Alternative School

Michelle Scott, Grades 9-12

Benjamin Stafford, Grades 9-12

Becky Thrasher, Basic Skills (7-12)


Speech/Language Department

Rosalyn Beall, ECSE

Amy Hodges, 7-12 / Eval. (District)

Barbara McVey, Pate

Courtney Reel, Robinson Elementary and Robinson Intermediate

Mona Thach, Pate

Jeanette Thornsberry, 5-8

Anna Walters, ECSE, K-2


Occupational/Physical Therapy

Leah Cagle, Occupational Therapist

Rachel Taylor, Physical Therapist

Kayla Brown, COTA