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Raytown School District Announces the Hiring of Administrators

The Raytown School District is pleased to announce the hiring of administrators for the 2021-2022 school year.

Tyler Britt will serve as the Principal at Laurel Hills Elementary School. Britt currently serves as an Assistant Principal at Norfleet Elementary, K-12 District Coordinator for Science, Social Studies, and Industrial Technology, District Instructional Technology Coordinator, District Science Curriculum Coordinator, and as a member of the District’s Technology team. He received his Educational Specialist in School Administration from the University of Central Missouri. Britt previously served as a Curriculum and Instructional Practice Coordinator for the District, as a fifth grade teacher at Little Blue Elementary, and as a teacher in the Belton School District.

Toni Davis will serve as the Principal at Raytown Central Middle School. Davis currently serves as the Assistant Principal at Raytown South Middle School. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Baker University. Previously, Davis served as a summer school elementary principal at Westridge Elementary and an administrator intern at Raytown Middle School. Prior to her work as an administrator, Davis was an English Language Arts teacher at Raytown Middle School and taught in the Hickman Mills School District.

Dr. Brad Drace will serve as the Principal at Raytown Success Academy. Dr. Drace currently serves as the Assistant Principal at Raytown High School. Dr. Drace has his Doctorate of Education from the University of Missouri. Prior to working as an assistant principal, he served as a high school social studies teacher in the Raytown School District. Dr. Drace has also previously served as a middle school social studies in Kansas City, MO and an English teacher in Macua, China.

Krista Phillips will serve as the Principal at Blue Ridge Elementary. Phillips currently serves as the Administrator Intern at Blue Ridge Elementary and Eastwood Hills Elementary. Phillips has a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Central Missouri. Prior to her role as an administrator intern, Phillips taught first and second grade at Eastwood Hills Elementary for 11 years and was a Positive Behavior Support Team Leader, Building Teacher Leader, and Building Committee for Professional Learning Chair. She was named District Teacher of the Year in 2014.

Duties for the new positions for Britt, Davis, Drace, and Phillips will begin on July 1, 2021.