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Dr. Kent Sappington Named Executive Director of Elementary Learning

Sappington has been principal at Ozark East Elementary since 2007. Beginning his teaching career in 1997 in Humansville, MO, Sappington has taught second, third and fifth grade. He joined the Ozark Tigers in 2005 teaching at North Elementary and became the assistant principal at Ozark Upper Elementary in 2006. Sappington completed his Doctor of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction degree with Evangel University.

“It is such an honor to be a part of a school district and community that sets high standards for student learning,” said Sappington. “While it will be difficult to leave my East Elementary family, I look forward to the opportunity to have an impact on elementary learners across the district.”