Dr. Suzanne Hull
Director of MOSO CAPS
S2J Summer Academy Co-Director
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from Saint Louis University
Specialist in Education in Educational Leadership from William Woods University
Master of Education in Elementary Administration from William Woods University
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Missouri
Dr. Hull served as an elementary and middle school teacher before serving as a building and district level leader for the last 15 years of her 26 years of service in K12 public education in Missouri. She then served as the Coordinator for Educator Preparation in the office of Educator Quality for the State of Missouri at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Dr. Hull returned to her alma mater, Missouri Southern State University, in July 2019 to serve as the Director of Clinical Experience in the Teacher Education department prior to being appointed as the Director of MOSO CAPS in the spring of 2021.
Mr. Michael Gurley, M.S.Ed
Health Sciences Strand Coordinator
Master of Science in Education, Northwest Missouri State University, Teacher Leadership
Ms. Debra Schow-Smith, M.S.Ed
Business, Communication & Technology Strand Coordinator
S2J Summer Academy Co-Director
Master of Science in Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Missouri Southern State University
Master of Professional Studies, Applied Communication, Missouri State University
Graduate Certificate, Conflict and Dispute Resolution, Missouri State University
Ms. Schow-Smith joined the MOSO CAPS program in August 2022 with 16 years of marketing and public relations experience and 10 years of human resources and higher ed knowledge. She has worked in industry and education throughout her career, helping to support efforts to create paths that effectively fill the workplace pipeline with prepared and qualified personnel. As an HR professional she understands the struggle of finding capable employees and as a marketer and educator she is aware of the need to immerse students in learning environments that help build relationships designed to enhance their future career paths.
During her professional career Schow-Smith has worked for the Girl Scout Council of the Ozark Area as their Director of Communications (1997-2001), the Carthage Chamber of Commerce as the Director of Member Services (2002-2007), LEGO Education North America as the Market Communications Coordinator (2007-2012), Crowder College as the grant-funded Internship Coordinator (2012-2013), Graham Packaging as the Administrative Specialist (2013-2016), and Missouri Southern State University as the HR Generalist & Training Specialist (2016-2022).
Ms. Abbie Berryann
MOSO CAPS Facilitator
Associates of Arts in General Studies, Crowder College
Ms. Berryann brings a wealth of experience from her professional journey, spanning dental assisting and banking. Ms. Berryann earned her Associates of Arts in General Studies at Crowder College in 2020 and is currently working towards her undergraduate degree at MSSU.