Degrees and Certifications:
BSE - Williams Baptist University (1998) Masters - SEMO (2004) Ed.S. - SEMO (2009) Ed.D. - Lindenwood University (2015)
Dr. Merlyn Johnson
About Dr. Johnson
Merlyn Johnson was raised in La Monte, Missouri and graduated from La Monte R-IV High School in 1993. He graduated from Williams Baptist University in 1998. His first teaching position was at North Pemiscot Co. R-I School District in the Bootheel. While in Southeast Missouri, Merlyn worked as a science, math, and social studies teacher at the junior high and high school levels. He also coached baseball, softball, and was a Beta Club sponsor. While at Clarkton C-4 Schools, he was promoted to the position of high school principal, where he served in that capacity for five years. In 2010, Merlyn moved to Summersville, MO where he served as the high school principal for one year and the district superintendent for five years.
Merlyn and Amy have two daughters: Alyssa, a senior at JFH High School, and Reagan, a kindergartner.
Professional Memberships and ResponsibilitiesAdjunct Professor - Lindenwood UniversityMissouri Association of School Administrators (MASA)State Beta Club CouncilSouth Central MASA Secretary/TreasurerSouth Central MASA Awards CommitteeMissouri Association of Rural Education (MARE)Local Organizations MembershipsCommunity Partnership Board of DirectorsSt. James Chamber of CommerceSt. James Community FoundationSt. James Forestry BoardSt. James Sports Club