CCLC Staff

CCLC Staff

CCLC Staff

At Calhoun R-VIII we are incredibly proud of the wonderful staff  in our CCLC Program. Below are a list of these amazing people and some information about each of them. Brief information is provided next to each picture but if you'd like to learn more, click the teacher name.

Mrs. Pam Little

ECC/CCLC Director

I have been employed with Calhoun R-VIII School District since 1994 at the Program Coordinator of the Early Childhood Center and the CCLC Programs. I have assisted with incorporating the Early Childhood Center and CCLC Programs.  Believing all children deserves quality early education and after school care, I have been committed to doing what is best for children six weeks through twelve years.  I have been blessed to be involved in an early childhood center that has been recognized as one of the best in the state.

Mrs. Tamara Drenon

CCLC Project Director

My name is Tamara Drenon. I am a graduate of the University of Central Missouri. I received a Bachelors degree in Business Administration in December of 2007. It has been my pleasure to work for the Calhoun School District as the Project Director of the CCLC program since June of 2008.

HMs. Sandy Halbrook, LMFT, LPC

Title 1 Director/Jr. High CCLC

Sandy Halbrook, LMFT, LPC serves as both a mental health Therapist during the school day and as the CCLC Jr. High and High School Program Director in the afterschool program. Miss Sandy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Ms. Staci Brandenburg

3-5 CCLC Lead Teacher

I moved to the Clinton area in March of 2012. I started working in the CCLC program in October of 2012. I am currently the lead teacher for grades 3-5. I really enjoy working with this age group!

Ms. Kyndra McCampbell

Elementary Para/3-5 CCLC Assistant Teacher

I am a teacher's aid for kindergarten. I am also the assistant teacher for 3rd-5th grade CCLC after school program which I started in January of 2016.

My goal for this year is to make better connections and relationships with the students.

Mrs. Tammy Carroll

K-2 CCLC Lead Teacher/ECC

Hello, I work as lead teacher for the Elementary CCLC K-2 program and work at the Early Childhood Center in the mornings. I have been with Calhoun Schools since 2015.  I enjoy working with children of all ages.  Helping your child explore new activities and learn about themselves as they come to our program brings me great joy.  I hope they always see a smile on my face as I help them achieve their dreams of a good education and a safe place to enjoy after school each day.

Mrs. Dawn Wiseman

K-2 CCLC Assistant Teacher

Mrs. Tiffanie Weaver

Preschool CCLC Lead Teacher

My name is Tiffanie Weaver.  I live in Deepwater, MO.  I am married to my best friend, Charles Weaver, and I have two children, a son, Colt, and a daughter, Presley.

I have been with the Calhoun Early Childhood Center since December of 2012 as the lead teacher in of the CCLC Pre-School Program, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE my job!!

Ms. Presley Schneck

Preschool CCLC Assistant Teacher

I have been working for Calhoun Early Childhood Center since 2015. I have the honor to work in every single classroom as a roamer. I am also an assistant after-school teacher.

Ms. Tara Nichols


I have been working for the Calhoun Early Childhood Center since 2015. I am a roamer and do my best to help where it's needed.

My goal for this year is to learn more about how to keep the kids interested in learning while they are having fun!

Mrs. Martha Zumbrunnen

CCLC Librarian

I began work at Calhoun R-8 in 2000 as  Parents as Teachers Parent Educator and was the After School Program teacher.  At the present time I am the After School and Summer Librarian.  With excellent help from a committee of community volunteers, I provide special interest classes for adults and students in the Calhoun School District.