Parkway e-News Story

Parkway Announces New Administrators

Parkway is pleased to announce the following new administrators effective July 1, 2007.*****

Dr. Karen Calcaterra has been appointed assistant principal at North High. Karen is currently special education administrator/area coordinator for the Pattonville School District. Prior to this position, she served as department chairperson at North High. She was also a teacher for Special School District from 1998-2004.

Robert Gaugh has been appointed assistant principal at North High. Robert is currently dean of students at Francis Howell School District. Prior to this position, he served as social studies department chairperson at Francis Howell from 2004-2006 and as a teacher from 1996-2006.

Lisa Greenstein has been appointed principal of Ross Elementary. Lisa is currently the administrative intern at Claymont Elementary. Prior to this position, she was a teacher at Ross for five years. She also served as a parent educator in Parkway’s Early Childhood program.

Dr. S. Rebecca Litherland has been appointed curriculum coordinator of science for the Parkway School District. Becky has been the science coordinator for Columbia Public Schools in Columbia, Mo. for the past 20 years. Prior to this position, she was a science teacher and a science department chairperson. Becky replaces Maried Swapp who is leaving her position to become a technology integration specialist for the district.

Bonnie McCracken has been named principal of River Bend Elementary. Bonnie has been the assistant principal at Bellerive Elementary for the past nine years. Prior to that, she was an administrative intern and teacher at Bellerive.

Aaron Wills is the new principal of Claymont Elementary. Aaron has been an elementary principal in the Union School District for the past five years and also served as the director of elementary education in Union for the past year.  Prior to his administrative experience, he was an elementary classroom teacher for nine years in Union.  Aaron is replacing Karen Jimerson, who is relocating.  Aaron is a graduate of the Parkway School District (Parkway West High, West Junior High and Henry Elementary).