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Dr. Traci Starnes

Dr. Starnes is beginning her third year in the Waynesville School District, and her sixteenth year in education. Upon graduating in 2004 with her Bachelors degree from Drury University, she started her career teaching in special education where she remained for 13 years. She then completed her Masters in 2006 and went on to obtain her Doctorate in 2018 from Southwest Baptist University. She and her husband, Jason, have 2 boys who keep them busy! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, fishing, hunting, and spending time with her friends and family.