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FLAM Regions and
Regional Representatives

FLAM is divided into five regions.  The regions are Northeast, Northwest, Central, Southeast & Southwest.  Below you will find information about each regional representative as well links to news from each region.  We encourage you to submit any celebrations, classroom activities, travel plans and professional accomplishments to your regional representative via their contact information below.

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Northwest Region

Representative  :  Bess Hayles

French Teacher, Lee's Summit High School

Term  : August 2022- October 2024


Counties  : Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Platte, Ray, Worth

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Southwest Region

Representative  :  Caron Parnell

French Teacher, World Language CDC

Glendale High School

Term  : March 2023- October 2024

Counties  :  Barry, Barton, Bates, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Henry, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Polk, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, Wright

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Central Region

Regional Representative: Cip Casado

Spanish Teacher at Whitfield School in St. Louis, MO

Term:  October 2023- October 2025

Counties:  Benton, Boone, Callaway, Camden, Cole, Cooper, Gasconade, Howard, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Osage, Pettis, Phelps, Pulaski, Saline

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Northeast Region

Regional Representative  : Eric Richards

German Teacher, Fort Zumwalt North High School

Term: October 2023- October 2025


Counties  : Adair, Audrain, Chariton, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, St. Charles, Sullivan, Warren.

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Southeast Region

Regional Representative  :  Kassi Biggerstaff

Spanish Teacher, Seckman Middle School 

Term  : October 2023- October 2025

Counties  : Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Crawford, Dent, Dunklin, Franklin, Iron, Jefferson, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Oregon, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Shannon, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, St. Louis, St. Louis City, Stoddard, Washington, Wayne

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