Dr. Lisa Luna
Lisa Luna has served as the principal of Ross Elementary School since 2011. She was selected as the 2016-17 Missouri Distinguished Principal by the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP) Prior to her role at Ross, she was the principal of Remington Traditional in the Pattonville School District and was also an Assistant Principal at Southwest Middle School in the Parkway School District. Dr. Luna also spent fourteen years teaching elementary and middle school students in the Francis Howell and Kirkwood School District. When Dr. Luna is not working, she enjoys spending time with her three children and her family. She also enjoys Zumba, reading and traveling.
Ed.D Doctorate In Educational Leadership- Maryville University
M.Ed. Master of Education/Educational Administration – University of Missouri Saint Louis
M.Ed. Master of Education /Reading Specialists-University of Missouri Saint Louis
B.S. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education/Special Education –UM Saint Louis
Ms. Malissa Beecham
Malissa Beecham has served as the Assistant Principal at Ross Elementary since 2017. Prior to her role at Ross, she taught 5th grade Scholars at Willow Brook Elementary(Pattonville School District) for three years. She also taught 4th grade Scholars at Franklin Elementary School (Cape Girardeau School District) Missouri for 5 years. In 2010, Ms. Beecham was recognized as an Outstanding Beginning Teacher by the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education(MACTE).
She enjoys her role and looks forward to helping students discover the greatness within themselves and learn more and more each day. She also enjoys working alongside the amazing staff members and helping them continue to make a difference in the lives of students. When Ms. Beecham is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, reading, and hanging out in her hammock(when the weather is nice). She also enjoys exercising and reading books.
M.Ed. Master of Education/Educational Administration – Southeast Missouri State University
B.S. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education –Southeast Missouri State University