Joan served as an administrator and admissions director at a local private alternative school for 28 years. Prior to that she served as a guidance counselor and mental health teacher where she supervised the adult and adolescent education program, leading social skills groups for children and adolescents, and provided direct instruction.
Joan earned a bachelor’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of Missouri -Columbia.
Joan is excited to be part of the EYC Academy team because she passionately believes in the power of teaching students in a personalized environment because it allows them to feel safe and successful. She also likes that the school offers all the needed resources for families under one roof—school, tutoring, counseling, therapy, school advocacy, cognitive and academic assessments, test preparation and more.