The Mexico School District is seeing a number of administration members turn in resignations this school year.
Since November 2020, seven Mexico School District administrators have left the district.
That number includes today’s (Friday) announcement of Mexico High School Activities Director Travis Blevins and Mexico Education Center Director Kerri Ferrari turning in their resignations.
Mexico Schools Superintendent Dr. Tammy Lupardus says COVID-19 has taken its toll.
Other area schools do not seem to be experiencing the same scenario.
KXEO News reached out to the Moberly and Fulton School District officials who report they have not seen an increase in the numbers of administrative staff leaving this year.
Karen Sneethen communications director at the Fulton Schools said 2 people in the districts administration team are retiring this year due to having served 25 and 28 years in the district respectively.
Resigning members of the Mexico School District since November, 2020:
Amber Henderson, District Business Office Manager
Marci Minor, District Communications Director
John Kitchens, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Deb Haag, Mexico Middle School Principal
Kerri Ferrari, Mexico Education Center Director
Travis Blevins, Mexico High School Activities Director and Assistant Principal
Amber Crane, Eugene Field Principal
Lorraine Allen, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent at Central Office