Professional Learning Series with Immanuel International Academy & Mizzou Academy

Strengths-Based Approaches for our Communities and Classrooms  Dr. Kathryn Fishman-Weaver is quick to share that she had a lot to learn as a new teacher. “I started my teaching career at a public school in East Oakland, CA. While I made countless mistakes those first few years, I also got three important things right. First, […]

25 Books to Read Before You Graduate High School

Dr. Adrian Clifton, our lead speech teacher, shares that Their Eyes Were Watching God “…changed my life in high school. It was full of representation and validation.” What books are must reads for the high school students in your classroom or community? One of our partner schools in Brazil recently reached out with a timeless […]

Our Global Learning Community

Mizzou Academy Hosts International Educational Leadership Conference  How will you help your students fly this year? A mesmerized group of 50+ educators leaned in close to marvel at the way Mizzou Academy high school student Laís Lazzarotto Basso was flying several feet above the ground. While Laís delighted conference attendees with her aerial dancing performance, […]

Connecting our Global Curriculum to Local Hunger-Relief Efforts

“Studying a huge problem like global hunger can feel abstract and overwhelming. What can one person or one community do to impact change on such a big issue? The answer is a lot.” Brian Stuhlman, our Middle School Coordinator, opens one of the lessons in our Grade 8 Mizzou Global Scholars (MGS) program with this […]

Connected Classrooms Book Release

Congratulations to Kathryn Fishman-Weaver and Stephanie Walter on the release of their latest book, Connected Classrooms: A People-Centered Approach for Online, Blended, and In-Person Learning (Solution Tree Press).  This new book is an important and timely resource on cultivating connection in online, blended, and global classrooms.  Kathryn Fishman-Weaver says, “After doing so much work together […]

Mizzou Academy student Ava Fleury records a perfect score on ACT test

Jefferson City, Missouri, native Ava Fleury recently recorded a perfect score of 36 on the American College Test (ACT). The ACT contains four multiple-choice tests—English, mathematics, reading, and science—and an optional writing test. These tests are designed to measure skills that are most important for success in college and are typically taken by high school […]

Steven Turner – Summer 2022 Honor Award Recipient

Earlier this month, the Mizzou Academy team gathered for an enthusiastic zoom meeting. Topics ranged from programmatic celebrations, including our growing elementary program and new international interest, to more personal celebrations including family and scholarly accomplishments. As is our tradition, we also announced our summer Mizzou Academy Honor Award recipients and nominees.  The Mizzou Academy […]

Angie Hammons Celebrates 15 Years with the University of Missouri

Earlier this month, the Mizzou Academy team surprised Angie Hammons at their all-team meeting to celebrate her milestone 15-year-anniversary with the University of Missouri. Angie Hammons joined Mizzou Academy in 2018 as the Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology. However, she has held many positions at the University, beginning in 2007 with an educational technology […]