Dr. John Westerman

Phone: 314-241-2295 x22524


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. John Westerman

Room Number 210

Planning Time 9:48-10:57

Teacher Message:

 Every child has the potential and right to learn.


Dr. Westerman began teaching in 1984. He has been a classroom teacher, behavioral therapist, CTE director, Special Education teacher and director, principal and superintendent.  From Missouri State University he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology/Religious Studies and a Master of Secondary Education degree with an emphasis in Psychology/Social Sciences. He earned his K-8 Principal, 9-12 Principal, and K-12 Special Education Certificates from Lincoln University of Missouri; and his Director of Career and Technical Education Certificate from the University of Central Missouri. He received a Specialist in Education degree in the Superintendency and Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Southwest Baptist University.

In 2018 Dr. Westerman came out of a very brief retirement to return to teaching at Gateway Middle School.