Mr. James Williams



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. James Williams

James K. Williams, Ed. S.

8th Grade Reading

(816) 316-7651


Years of teaching experience

37 years of experience, 10 years as a classroom teacher and 27 years as a building administrator


Area(s) of expertise

 School leadership and administration, ELA standards and journalism


Educational background

 2003, Education Specialist, UMKC

1990, Master of Arts in Educational Administration, UMKC

1980, Bachelor of Science in English Education with a minor in journalism, University of Missouri – Columbia



 KanLEAD Fellowship Award

Panhellenic Scholastic Award


Personal interests

 I enjoy reading fiction and traveling.  I love horse-racing and the Kentucky Derby.  I like watching most sports and chillin’.”


Why I chose education as my choice of career

 I always wanted to become a teacher.  As a child, I was fond of all of my teachers because all of them took a personal interest in my success.  I am proud to be a teacher.  I enjoy inspiring young minds!