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Jeff Park

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Mr. Park moved to Joplin from Boulder, Colo., and brings more than 25 years of experience as an educator and leader in both PK-12 schools and several non-profits serving youth.  He spent the first five years of his career as a high-school Advanced Placement U.S. History teacher, and then went on to be the founding principal and leader of a charter school before moving into the non-profit sector serving in various leadership roles for the next decade.  Most recently (since 2018), Jeff has served as Executive Director for a group of 17 charter schools in Colorado serving several thousand students.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Lehigh University and a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Denver.