It is my pleasure to serve as the
Principal at Park Hill South High School. It is a unique
opportunity to have the pleasure to work with a highly qualified
staff in excellent facilities that are backed by a supportive
community. The Park Hill School District is a great place to work
and raise a family. This is my 17th year with the Park
Hill School District. Prior to my current position, I taught math
at Park Hill High School for eight years and served as an Asst.
Principal at PHSHS for another eight years. My wife and I have
made our home in Parkville for many years. We have been
blessed with two beautiful children who keep us busy at home.
Our time at Park Hill South has been
exciting. It does not seem that long ago that we were moving in
boxes and preparing for school to start while the workmen were still
finishing the final details of construction. Since that time, Park
Hill South has established itself as a high performing school with a
For the last five years our first Principal, Dr.
Brad Tate, led us through the process of establishing PHSHS as a
Professional Learning Community. This model of continuous school
improvement is guiding us in the transformation of a good school
into an exemplar. Professional Learning Communities emphasize a
collaborative school environment that is focused on results with
clearly defined learning outcomes and goals. We have seen increased
student learning outcomes each year that have been recognized at the
national, state and local levels.