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Early Childhood

On September 25, 1967, Bryan Edward Spencer (“Spencer”) was born to Rosalie and Don Spencer in Rolla, Missouri. His mother worked for Rolla Municipal Utilities and his father owned Spencer’s Construction. Spencer was raised on a 210 acre farm, attended school at Rolla School District and worshiped in the Church of Christ. He learned how to work, the value of family, and to appreciate what the Lord has provided. Some of his tasks included helping build fences, caring for the cows, chickens, pigs, rabbits, and a maintaining a large garden.

High School

Spencer attended Rolla High School where he was extremely active. Spencer was a Varsity letterman of Wrestling, Debate and, Marching Band. Spencer participated in many clubs including being a member of Future Farmers of America and was elected the
youngest member (16) of the Central Missouri Regional Fair Board where he chaired several subcommittees. Spencer worked several jobs throughout his high school years, including summers operating a bulldozer for his father’s business and working at the local Taco Bell. Spencer learned the value of a dollar, and ethics of hard work. His efforts won many awards in which he is most proud of the VFW Voice of Democracy Award, and many scholarships.

College/GraduateSchool

Spencer attended Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri where he graduated in 1990, earning a Bachelor of Science in Social Science/Education. Spencer worked to supplement his scholarships, while taking an overload class schedule in order to make sure
that he was debt free when he graduated college.

In September of 1990, he accepted a position in the Francis Howell School District in St. Charles, Missouri where he has been a resident of the county ever since. While working as a teacher, Spencer attended Harris Stowe State College (3.65 GPA) in St. Louis, Missouri earning certificates of Special Education in the areas of behavior disorder and learning disabilities. Spencer achieved
his Master of Education – Administration (3.26 GPA) from University of Missouri – St. Louis. Spencer has taken classes in the area of Humanizing Education from Truman University (4.0 GPA) and hopes to start his PhD in the near future.

Professional Career

Professionally, Spencer has been facilitating the learning of students in the Francis Howell School District on every level (elementary, middle school, and high school) since 1990. Currently Spencer is teaching Government and Job Seeking Skills. In addition, he has served on several committees, sponsored clubs and has been the head coach (15 years) of both the girls and boys
volleyball teams, and assisted with the coaching of football and wrestling teams (Francis Howell and Troy Buchannan).
He has received much recognition in the field of education. In May 2011, former students as far back as 18 years ago wrote letters nominating and awarding him for [JPC7] Francis Howell School District – Howell (Hall) of Fame.

Spencer has worked as many as four (4) other jobs congruent to his teaching. These include: (*current)

* Adaptive Daily Living Instructor at Lighthouse of the Blind, in the area of
careers to blind/low vision young adults to make them competitive in the work
world.

* Alcohol Compliance Officer/Training in Prevention Services, Instructor for Aramark
Sports and Entertainment Inc. Spencer was directly involved in 20-90 students being hired each summer, for 20 summers
at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater/Rascal Ballpark. Some of the students were hard to place workers which includes, wheel-chaired, autistic, learning-disabled, or socially maladjusted. Spencer, while performing his duties, would make time to serve as their job coach. Spencer donated the money that he earned from this employment to a local food pantry for four (4) summers. He will not be returning to
Aramark this summer in order to focus on his campaign.

Spencer is an Education Consultant for Metropolitan Psychiatric Center (MPC). When a young adult is charged with a crime
and the judge doesn’t know if the individual is competent to stand trial,
Spencer would evaluate his educational history and develop a plan for the
student to receive educational services.

Community

Spencer has been a member of and a leader in the community. These include:

*Church of Christ – Foristell

Wentzville Jaycees – President 2007

*St. Charles Community Assistance Board

*Lewis and Clark Pachyderms – President 2011

St. Charles Young Republicans – Vice President 2006, 2007; State Treasurer 2008; National Committeeman 2009

*Polar Star/Rose Hill #79 Free Mason

Missouri State Committeeman Dist. 23

St.Charles County Republican Committeeman (2 terms)


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