Phone: 314-241-2295 x22524
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Dr. John Westerman
Room Number 210
Distance Learning Office Hours & Contact Information
Dr. Westerman is available Monday through Friday from 7:45-3:15 to assist students and parents by telephone and email.
Parents, students and fellow teachers may contact me at anytime by one of these two methods.
Resources and Assignments are available in the Assignments Section.
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.