Derek Frieling, Delegate-at-Large
Lafayette High School
St. Joseph Public Schools
Derek Frieling is the MCSS Delegate at Large. In the past he has served MCSS as the Vice President of Publications and President.
Derek teaches at Lafayette High School in the St. Joseph School District. He currently teaches World History, Honors World History, Dual Credit American History, AP European History, and serves as the department chairperson. Derek also serves as an adjunct professor at Missouri Western State University, teaching Methods of Teaching Social Studies and Online American History since 1865.
Derek also is the head Scholar Bowl coach, assistant Speech and Debate coach, and sponsors the Dead Patriots Society (social studies club). He also has been a frequent presenter at the MCSS Conference and for several other professional development organizations. Derek earned both his BSEd in Social Science and MA in History from Northwest Missouri State University and is a National Board Certified Teacher.