Dr. Chris Templeton has been in public education for 28 years teaching 6th grade for a few years, and then serving as an administrator in a number of capacities. She was a primary principal, an elementary principal, a middle school principal, and served as a central office administrator for several years. During 2016-2017, Dr. Templeton served as the Assistant Director for Greater Ozarks Cooperating School Districts (GOCSD), a cooperative of Southwest Missouri School Districts. She is now the Assistant Superintendent of Academics for Willard Public Schools. Currently, she serves as the President of Learning Forward MO. Dr. Templeton’s passion is positively impacting lives and growing leaders and teachers to make a positive impact on the lives of students.