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Heather Gladhart


Mrs. Gladhart received her Ed.S. in the Superintendency and her M.S. in Elementary Administration from Northwest Missouri State University. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education with an emphasis in mathematics and middle school from Kansas State University

Mrs. Gladhart began her career in the St. Joseph School District in 2000, teaching 7th grade mathematics at Spring Garden Middle School. In 2004, she joined the staff at Truman Middle School as assistant principal. In 2007, she was selected as principal at Hall Elementary School.In 2014, Mrs. Gladhart became principal at Coleman Elementary.

Mrs. Gladhart has received a number of awards during her career including: The PTA Founders Day Principal of the Year (2017-18) and Drum Major for Justice Award from Missouri Western State University (2018), among others.

Nicole McKay

Assistant Principal

Ms. McKay received her M.S. in Educational Leadership from William Woods University. She studied elementary education at Missouri Western State University, earning her B.S. in Elementary Education. 

Ms. McKay began her educational career in the St. Joseph School District in 2009. She taught 1st, 4th, and 5th grades at Skaith Elementary. Ms. McKay served as a Summer School Site Director and an Administrative Intern before moving into her role as an Assisntant Principal. 

Ms. McKay has a daughter, Marlie, who is a student in the Saint Joseph School District. 

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Kelsey Bahr

Administrative Assistant