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Principal: Dr. Merri Beth Means

Dr. Means

Dr. Merri Beth Means started her career as a teacher in 1995.  She taught in Park Hill at Hawthorn Elementary from 2002-2003 and then Southeast Elementary until 2011.

Dr. Means moved to administration in the Platte County R3 School District as an assistant principal at Siegrist Elementary and then principal at Barry School. 

Dr. Means is thrilled to be returning to the Park Hill School District as the principal of English Landing Elementary. 

Dr. Means received the Clay-Platte Exemplary New Principal and Outstanding Assistant Principal awards and a nomination for the Excellence in Service to Education award through the Northland Chamber.

Dr. Means received her bachelor’s degree from Missouri Western State University, her master’s degree from Webster University and her education specialist and doctorate degree from William Woods University.

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Dr. Means

Ms. Doss


Assistant Principal: Angie Doss

Angie Doss

Mrs. Doss joined the English Landing team in July of 2019. Before joining the English Landing team, Mrs. Doss worked in the Moberly School District as an elementary administrator for the past four years at a 3-5 building.

Mrs. Doss also taught several years at the elementary level for Lee's Summit Schools, Mexico Public Schools and Houston R-1 School District. Her teaching background ranges from Kindergarten to Sixth Grade. She has worked as a curriculum designer for her past districts, as an instructional coach, and MU Fellows Mentor.

Mrs. Doss received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from the Southwest Baptist University, her master's degree in elementary administration from William Woods University, and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in education leadership from Baker University. 

When Mrs. Doss is not at school she enjoys being with her family. Dave, her husband, is a secondary teacher and wrestling coach in the Mid-Buchanan School District, and son Josh attends the University of Missouri, majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Conservation. 

Please feel free to reach out to her if you have any questions or concerns!