Team Category: Specials

Liz Dyer – Library Media Specialist

My name is Liz Dyer and this is my thirteenth year in education. I have teaching experience in kindergarten, second grade and also being a Librarian. I earned my Bachelors of Science Degree from Drake University in 2002 and received my Masters Degree from Baker University in 2005. I love spending time with my family […]

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Amy Atkins – Art Teacher

My name is Amy Atkins and this is my 7th year in education. I taught K-12 Art for four years at Worth County, one year teaching Pre-K at La Petite Academy and am going on my second year here at KCIA. I graduated from Missouri State in 2008. I have my Bachelors of Science Degree […]

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Michael Goodwin – PE Teacher

My name is Michael Goodwin and this is my 6th year in education. I have been here at Della Lamb/Kansas City International Academy for 4 years. I graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2012. I have a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education and I am also certified for K-12 Health. I will be […]

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Joseph Krohn – Art Teacher

Greetings! My name is Joe Krohn and I have been a Visual Arts teacher for Kansas City International Academy for seven years. In 2006 I graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art Painting. After working in the graphic design field for several years I returned to UCM to […]

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Gary Allen – Health/Sports Teacher

Hi, my name is Gary Allen. I am in my 36th year of teaching. I graduated from William Jewell in Liberty, Missouri majoring in physical education and health. I have taught and coached at high school, middle school and community college levels.I was a commissioned officer and navigator during the Vietnam War for six years […]

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Fernando Navarro – Music Teacher

My name is Renee Mapes and this is my sixteenth year teaching. I spent my first three years in Kindergarten at Della Lamb Charter then moved to First grade and taught for twelve years, now I am back in Kindergarten! I attended Park College and received my Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Ed. I love […]

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Lyndsay Yates – Culture and Diversity Teacher

This is my first “official” year in teaching. I completed my Bachelors of Arts in Theatre/Costume Design at Oklahoma State University in 2012. After graduation I moved to Chicago where I worked as a professional costume designer and teaching artist for 3 years. Through my experience teaching theatre classes in Chicago Public Schools I became […]

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