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Francie Grandanette – Art

Hi! My name is Francie Grandanette. I have been teaching art in Kansas City, Missouri for 26 years. I spent my first 15 years of education in high-school and the past 11 years at the elementary level. This is my 3rd year at KCIA teaching K-4 Art. I received my undergraduate degree from Northwest Missouri […]

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Joseph Krohn – Art

Greetings! My name is Joe Krohn and I have been a Visual Arts teacher for Kansas City International Academy for 14 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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Andrea Barreda – PE

Hi my name is Andrea Barreda and this is my second year as a PE teacher at KCIA. I graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Physical Education and a Minor in Business. I come from Lima, Peru were Spanish is our first language. I enjoy playing […]

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Rusty Boyle – PE

My name is Coach Boyle and I serve KCIA as a Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director. I have a combined total of 25 years in education. During that time I have served in many different roles in the gym, classroom and administration at the middle and high school levels. PE was always my favorite […]

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Walt Brown – Music

My name is Walt Brown. This is my first year at KCIA and I will be teaching music. I previously have worked at in St Louis as well as Hogan Prep and Pathway Academy also as a music teacher and this year will be my 12th year in education. I earned my bachelors degree in […]

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Camryn Brown – Music

My name is Camryn Figueroa (Brown) and this is my third year teaching. I grew up in Kearney, Missouri and now live in Independence. I graduated with a bachelors in Music Education with a Vocal Emphasis from University of Missouri-Kansas City. I just received a Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Northwest University. This […]

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Michael Goodwin – Health/PE

My name is Michael Goodwin and this is my 10th year in education. This is my 7th year at Kansas City International Academy. I teach both Physical Education and Health 5th -8th Grade. I graduated form Northwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education. I also have my Masters in […]

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