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Davis Named Assistant Superintendent/Ross Named Director of Special Services/New Hires


The West Plains School District is pleased to announce the following changes in administration for the 2021-22 school year.


Dr. Wesley Davis has been named the assistant superintendent for the district. Dr. Davis has served as the human resources and student services director since 2018. Dr. Davis was also the West Plains School Middle School Principal from 2015-2018.


Dr. Amy Ross has been named the director of special services. Dr. Ross has served as the special services director since 2018. 


Dr. Davis and Dr. Ross will assume the new roles on July 1, 2021.


New Hires/Transfers/Resignations 

  • New Hires – Board Action Required

Certified Positions

  • Allison Arnold - WPMS 5th Grade Teacher 
  • Nicole Bentley - WPMS 6th Grade Teacher
  • Kristin Brown - WPES 3rd or 4th Grade Teacher
  • Tammy Lamb - WPMS 5th Grade Teacher
  • Amanda Jones - SCCC Personal Finance 

Non-Certified Positions

  • Chelsey Baker - Bus Driver
  • Kenny Baker - Maintenance 
  • Sherry Francis - WPES Secretary - Part Time
  • Justin Fullington - WPHS A+/Registar
  • Lacy Loring - WPES Secretary - Part Time
  • Charlotte Johnson - Social Worker
  • Myesha Johnson - Paraprofessional
  • Courtney Wilbanks - Paraprofessional


  1. Transfers – Board Action Required
  • Shane Benson - SCCC Personal Finance to WPHS Study Skills/PE
  • Lenny Eaglemen - WPHS AP to Transportation Director/A+ Director
  • Ben Grace - Transportation Director to WPHS Foreign Language and Bus Driver
  • Melissa Hayes - WPES 4th Grade to WPES Assistant Principal
  • Ryan Smith - WPES AP to WPHS AP
  • Virginia Uphaus - WPES 3rd Grade to WPES AP
  • Wes Davis - Assistant Superintendent
  • Amy Ross - Director of Special Services

  • Resignations – Board Action Required
  • Blayne Armstrong - WPHS Study Skills/Adaptive PE
  • Brittany Downen - WPMS Secretary
  • Olivia Jarvis - SFES Paraprofessional
  • Cass Johnson - WPHS Online Foreign Language/Yearbook
  • Duane Jones - Bus Driver (Retirement)
  • Greg Simpkins - Activities/Athletic Director (Retirement)