Shull Early Learning Center


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Shull Early Learning Center
11706 East 211th Street
Peculiar, MO 64078

Phone: 816-892-1210
Fax: 816-892-1211

Director Mary Shatford
mary.shatford@raypec.org
Ph: 816-892-1212

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Shull Early Learning offers programs by highly qualified staff. Shull will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parents provide transportation. 

  • Full-day coverage is 10 hours per day with a breakfast/lunch option available and two snacks provided. 
  • Morning half-day coverage is 6 hours, from 6 a.m. to noon, which includes the 8 to 11:15 a.m. class. Breakfast/lunch option is available. One snack provided. 
  • Afternoon half-day coverage is 6 hours, from noon to 6 p.m., which includes the noon to 3:15 p.m. afternoon class time. A lunch option is available. One snack provided.

Early Learning programs



  • The Early Childhood classroom provides pre-kindergarten instruction 5 days per week for students the year before they enter kindergarten. 
  • The Early Childhood blended classroom (limited availability) provides instruction Monday through Thursday. Peer models are in the classroom with special needs students.
  • Early Childhood Special Education meets the needs of young children with developmental delays.
Parents as Teachers offers home visits and related services for families beginning before birth.

Director Mary Shatford

Mary Shatford is the Director of the Shull Early Learning Center, which includes Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, and Parents as Teachers.

Shatford has worked for the District since 1998.  She was a kindergarten teacher, an Instructional Coach, a Literacy Coach, and has worked as a Curriculum Specialist supporting curriculum development and mentoring new teachers. Shatford earned her Education Specialist degree in Administration from William Woods University, Fulton. She is pursuing her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from William Woods.

Shatford was the Ray-Pec Teacher of the Year in 2007. A Ray-Pec High School graduate, Shatford and her husband have two daughters.

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