Mr. Paul Mensching, Superintendent
Mr. Paul Mensching became superintendent of Harrisonville Schools in July 2018.
Prior to coming to Harrisonville, he was the superintendent of the East Buchanan School district for 10 years. He has also served as the the high school principal at Ralls County R-2 for six years, a social studies teacher, basketball coach, and athletic director at Monroe City R-2 for four years, and a social studies teacher and assistant football and basketball coach at Mexico for four years.
Mr. Mensching earned his Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and Teaching from Westminster College. His master’s and specialist’s degrees were earned through William Woods University. He has a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration and an Education Specialist in Educational Leadership and Administration. He is currently pursuing his doctorate from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS.
He is a member of the Missouri Association of School Administrators and currently serves on the Executive Committee.
Mr. Mensching is married to Rachel and they have four children, Abby, Bryce, Kyle, and Jaxon.
Jason Eggers, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources & Operations
Jason Eggers served as the principal at Harrisonville High School for two years before becoming the Assistant Superintendent in 2017. Prior to that, he served as an assistant principal at Jefferson City High School for one year; the principal at Maryville High School for seven years and principal at Mound City High School for seven years. He began his teaching career in Mound City as a vocal music teacher in 1997.He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocal Music Education, a master’s degree in Secondary Administration, and an educational specialist’s degree in Superintendency all from Northwest Missouri State University.His honors and awards include 2002 Region 1 FCCLA Administrator of the Year, 2003 Commissioners Award for Excellence in Professional Development, 2004 & 2012 Missouri Gold Star School, 2005 NCLB Blue Ribbon School, 2010 MASSP/Walsworth Consummate Professional Award, 2012 PLC Missouri Exemplary School, and 2012 NCBL Blue Ribbon School State Nomination.
Mr. Eggers is a member of both the Missouri and National Associations of Secondary School Principals. He is past president of NWMASSP, past Northwest District representative for MASSP, and current president of MASSP.