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Dean of the Academy

The Dean of the Academy is Jared Young. The Dean sets the curriculum, selects the faculty, and oversees the staff. Mr. Young, an alumni of Truman State University, served as a JBA preceptor and videographer during his undergraduate career. Prior to working at the University, he worked as a Title I and 6th grade teacher in rural Northeast Missouri. He now teaches in the Communication Department at Truman, Manages the Del and Norma Robison Planetarium, and works with all other summer programs for secondary school school students. ¬†JBA 2017 will be Mr. Young’s third year associated with the Academy