Joplin School Board chooses new superintendent
JOPLIN (AP) — The Joplin School Board has chosen a new superintendent.
The Joplin Globe reports Melinda Moss was unanimously selected by the school board last week, and her three-year contract was approved Tuesday. She is in her seventh year as superintendent of the Harrison School District in Arkansas. She has previously worked in special education and as a guidance counselor in Missouri schools.
Moss was chosen from an initial pool of 47 applicants for the position.
Moss has degrees in finance and banking from the University of Arkansas, and degrees in special education, guidance and counseling and educational leadership from Missouri State University and St. Louis University.