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Scott McMullen named director of Cape AEC
Central Middle School fifth grade math and science teacher Scott McMullen has been selected to direct the Cape Girardeau Alternative Education Center (AEC), Assistant Superintendent Pat Fanger announced. "Scott McMullen brings to the AEC successful experience in classroom instruction, leadership and extensive work with the juvenile system. We are confident that Mr. McMullen is a perfect fit for this building and will continue the excellent work that is already being done by Mrs. Carla Fee and her staff," Fanger said.
Fee was recently appointed principal at Cape Central Junior High School for the 2011-2012 school year. McMullen will finish the current school year at the middle school and begin his new duties at AEC in June.
A graduate of Cape Central High School, McMullen earned his bachelor degree in elementary education at Southeast Missouri State University and his master's in education administration at William Woods University in Fulton, MO. He was formerly employed at the Cape County Juvenile Detention Center as a staff educator and supervisor, and at Jackson R-2 School District as an elementary teacher. He has been an adjunct professor at Southeast University since 2008, where he teaches Diversity in American Schools and Psychology and Education of the Exceptional Child. He has extensive volunteer experience coaching basketball and football for the Big Brother program in Cape Girardeau. He and his wife, Katherine, are the parents of four boys.