Staff and Faculty


Director: Martin Tootle, or

Martin Tootle is a 30 year Retired Veteran, United States Marine Corps, Master Gunnery Sergeant. A Founding Member and Coordinator for starting the Marine Corps League’s “Sgt Darrell S. Cole Detachment #1195” in St Robert, MO. and a Marine Corps League Officer since 2005 at both Detachment and Department of Missouri levels. Graduate of Central Texas College with an Associate of Arts in General Studies, a Graduate of Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in History, with Honors, Summa Cum Laude, member of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society.

Faculty Coordinator:  Clarissa Meyer,

Clarissa is a native of Crane, MO. She attended Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, MO where she was a graduate of the Honors Program. Clarissa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis in Marketing with a minor in Arts, Entertainment, and Tourism. After graduation, she worked in electrical industry sales in the San Francisco Bay area for two years. She recently returned to Missouri with her husband and two children and began pursuing a career in higher education.

VoTech Coordinator: Don Brown,

Donald Brown was born in Stuttgart, Germany moving to Waynesville, MO in 1968. Donald graduated from Waynesville Senior High School and served in the US Army. Donald retired from the Waynesville School district 26 years of dedicated service. He is happily married to Rhonda Brown.

Registrar: Aron Proctor,  

Aaron Proctor was born in Arkansas. Following his Father's foot steps he enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Human Intelligence Collector. He now resides with his Spouse and two Daughters in St Robert, MO. He is actively seeking his Bachelor of Arts in history with asperations of teaching as a Professor of history.

Site Clerk: Vacant,


Tool Room Attendant: Vacant,


Full Time Maintenance Tech Instructor: John Newcomer

John Newcomer spent 20 years in the U.S Army and retired in 1985. He also retired from the Army and Air Force Civil Service after 28 years of service. John has also owned a home improvement business for the last 20 years. John received his BA from Park University. He has been teaching for CTC since June 2013.


Full Time English Instructor: Melissa Hardwick

Melissa Hardwick is an English Professor with over 16 years experience. She teaches Literature, Creative, Technical and Business Writing. She has experience as an elearning platform editor within a major publishing company. Professor Hardwick received a B.A. in Literature, a B.A. in English History, her Master's Degree in Rhetoric, and has completed her PhD coursework in Texts and Technology. She focuses on creating a fun, non-traditional classroom experience while using a Socratic Method of mentorship.Vaca


  • Annmarie Bowling, Speech

  • Harold Bobbitt, Business Management; Homeland Security

  • Yvonne Brady, Criminal Justice

  • Howard Brickner, Criminal Justice

  • Richard LeBlanc, Federal Government and Texas Government

  • Joe Vigil, Human Relations

  • Kathryn Gan, Early Child Development

  • Dennis Geisler, History

  • Melissa Hardwick, English

  • Daniel Hunt, Environmental Science

  • Michael Madigan, Homeland Security

  • Henderson Mayers, Business Management

  • Midge McGee, History

  • Mary Mullins, Computer Science

  • Steven Munsie, Homeland Security

  • John Newcomer, Maintenance Technology

  • Michael, Pleimann, Math

  • John Rose, Maintenance Technology

  • Richard Sambolin, Homeland Security

  • Beverly Watson, Sociology