Mrs. Knox is the current Director of Special Services for the district and has served in that role for six years. She began her career in the Harrisonville School District as a special education teacher at Harrisonville Elementary School.
She taught for five years before going to Clinton to serve as an elementary assistant principal for two years. She returned to Harrisonville as a process coordinator and then moved on to Lee’s Summit where she was a process coordinator and program coordinator for two years before returning to Harrisonville once again.
Mrs. Knox is a graduate of Harrisonville High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Southwest Baptist University and her master’s and specialist’s degrees from the University of Central Missouri. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University.
Mrs. Knox is married to RJ and they have two children - Addie, a sixth grade student at Harrisonville Middle School and Henry, a third grader at Harrisonville Elementary School.
Also, at the special meeting last night, the Board of Education approved a new job description for an assistant special education director and process coordinator. This position will be open to current process coordinators and will not be a new position.