Company: Poplar Bluff High School
Location: Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States
Brandi Compass, teacher at Poplar Bluff High School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in educational services.
Dr. Compass is a teacher, coach, and school administrator who has dedicated her career to making high-quality education accessible and approachable to all. With more than a decade of experience in educational management and teaching at the secondary and post-secondary levels, Dr. Compass has developed a reputation for her unique and engaging instructional style and creative pedagogy. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Southeast Missouri State University, and began teaching in 2010 as an adjunct English instructor at Three Rivers College.
Passionate about STEM subjects and teaching students cross-disciplinary skills, Dr. Compass accepted a position teaching math at Poplar Bluff High School in 2014. Covering topics including coding and digital literacy, Dr. Compass works to create a classroom environment that empowers students to think critically and engage with often-intimidating subjects and build the competencies that they need to succeed as adults. In addition to teaching, Dr. Compass also served as the assistant coach to Poplar Bluff High School’s championship-winning girls’ soccer team, the Lady Mules.
In 2021, Dr. Compass was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy in instructional leadership from Lindenwood University as part of a groundbreaking program designed to support Poplar Bluff School District faculty in pursuing postgraduate studies. Currently, she is an instructional coach for the Woodland R-IV School District, and she looks forward to increasing her focus on educational management in the coming years. Outside the classroom, Dr. Compass works with Limited Resource Teacher Training and Inspiring Teachers as a mentor and instructor to educators in developing countries. Her travels have brought her as far as Nepal and Guyana to help provide instructional support and training to local teachers, and she hopes to continue her work with the programs in the future.
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