Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Operational Excellence Leader

Jake King

Jake King
Continuous Improvement Coordinator
Department of Elementary and Secondary Educatio

Jake King has served as the Continuous Improvement Coordinator at DESE since February of 2021. He leads efforts in dashboard development, consulting for various projects, and capacity training and talent development coordinator. He is adamant about the importance of education and is excited to work with DESE to ensure all Missourians are equipped for success. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Leadership, both from Hannibal-LaGrange University.