Dr. Jeffery L. Hyatt

Phone: 417.679.4200


Degrees and Certifications:

Ozark High School 1986 College of the Ozarks 1991 Missouri State University 1996 Masters Degree in Education Missouri State University 2001 Specialist Degree in Superintendency Lindenwood University 2009 Doctoral Degree In Educational Leadership

Dr. Jeffery L. Hyatt


Dr. Jeff Hyatt has served in a variety of roles during his 29 years in the field of education.  He has spent the past 21 years in administrative leadership positions. Dr. Hyatt has served the Gainesville R-5 School District as superintendent of schools since 2017. He also honed his leadership skills as the Gainesville 7-12 principal from 2000-2003.  He began his career as a teacher and basketball coach in Licking, Missouri.

Dr. Hyatt completed his doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2009 from Lindenwood University and Specialist Degree in 2001 at Missouri State. He holds a certificate in administration, science, physical education, and driver’s education for the state of Missouri.

Dr. Hyatt understands the importance of a community that works together to ensure the overall educational wellness of each child.  He is committed to improving the full educational experience for all students through meaningful collaboration with students, faculty, parents and community members.