Theresa Badgett Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
Career Exploration, Career Lab, Career Planning, College Readiness, Job Readiness I, Job Readiness II, Social Skills


Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.), Lindenwood University – 2015

     Dissertation: Exploring an ACT Preparation Course as an Intervention Method for African-American Students

Education Specialist (Ed.S.), Lindenwood University – 2009

     Thesis:  The Effects of Death and Grieving on Middle School Students

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), Lindenwood University – 2007

Master of Arts in Education (M.Ed.), Maryville University – 2005

     Thesis:  Exploring Non-Verbal Learning Disorder and Student Academic Success 

Certification: Business Education; Marketing Education; Family and Consumer Sciences

JAG Specialist

NFTE Certified Teacher

NAF Teacher



2014 – Present           Jennings Senior High School

                                   JAG Specialist - Job's for Missouri Graduates, College, Career & Character Seminar

                                   Business and Marketing Teacher: Computer Applications, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Concepts, Sports                                                       & Entertainment Marketing

                                   Family and Consumer Science Teacher: Career & Family, Child Development, Fashion, Textiles & Merchandising,                                           General Foods, Nutrition & Wellness

                                   Sponsor: DECA, FCCLA, JAG Career Association

 2012 - 2014               Construction Careers Center High School

                                               Business and Marketing Teacher: Computer Applications, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Concepts

                                   Sponsor: DECA, Women in Construction

2006 - 2011                Ladue Horton Watkins High School

                                     Business and Marketing Teacher: Free Enterprise Economics, Entrepreneurship, Investment & Risk Management,                                          Personal Finance, Marketing Management, Retail Operations

                                    Sponsor: DECA, Ladue African American Student Alliance, African American Academic Association, Step Team


My experience as a secondary educator is diverse, having worked as a teacher at both suburban and urban schools. I am certified in Marketing Education and Business Education, as well as in Family and Consumer Sciences. This school year I am teaching JAG Core Curriculum, College, Career and Character Seminar. As A FACS teacher I taught Fashion, Child Development, Careers and Family, Nutrition and Wellness and General Foods. The courses that I taught as a Business and Marketing Teacher included, personal finance, entrepreneurship, marketing management, economics, and computer applications. My educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts degree in Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, Educational Specialist degree in Education Administration and Doctorate in Education Administration, in addition to participating a wide array of professional development courses. I am very passionate about teaching students to be the best they can be as well as preparing them to be successful in life outside of the classroom. Prior to becoming an educator, I was involved in corporate America in sales and marketing. This will be an exciting school year for students and myself - courses will be informative, and interesting. Students will acquire independent learning skills that will prepare them for life after graduation. Students will learn employability skills, job readiness skills, and focus on preparation for post-secondary education.