Drummond Elementary Administration

Jason Van Beers
Drummond Elementary Principal

Jason Van Beers has been principal of Drummond Elementary since 2006. He was assistant principal at Drummond for three years prior to becoming head principal. Prior to coming to Pattonville, Van Beers served as administrative liaison between the Special School District and the Lindbergh School District for three years. Prior to that, he worked as a special education teacher at Francis Howell Central Elementary. He holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary and secondary education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a master’s degree in educational administration from Lindenwood University.  


Dr. Marla Wasserman
Drummond Elementary Principal

Dr. Wasserman was named Drummond Principal in 2013.  Prior to joining Drummond, Wasserman was principal of Briar Crest Elementary School, also a Pattonville school, from 2010 through 2013. Before coming to Pattonville, Wasserman served as the director of elementary curriculum and assessment for the North Kansas City School District in Kansas City, MO, and was principal of Oakwood Manor Elementary School in North Kansas City for six years. She also previously served as an elementary assistant principal for six years and an elementary teacher for six years in the Parkway School District. Wasserman holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a master's degree in educational administration from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and a doctorate in educational leadership from Saint Louis University.