Dr. Chris Templeton has been in public education for 26 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 43 Southwest Missouri School Districts. She is now the Assistant Superintendent for Willard Schools. Currently, she serves as the President-Elect of the Executive Board 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.